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Dumping

Garbage piled up at an abandoned garage in South Austin. (Credit: CBS)

West Side Residents Say Garbage Piling Up At Abandoned House

Frustration is building, along with a pile of trash in one South Austin block. That trash, at an abandoned house in is now a breeding ground for rodents and disease.

05/06/2014

Garbage Can

Woman Says She Was Cited For Others’ Dumping, Fines Doubled In Court

A South Side woman was left scratching her head when she got $600 in tickets for garbage left behind her home.

WBBM Newsradio–09/14/2012

Roadkill

Report: IDOT Crews Dumped Roadkill Alongside Edens

Disciplinary action is reportedly in store for some Illinois Department of Transportation workers accused of dumping roadkill instead of disposing of it properly.

CBS Chicago–02/23/2012

Snow plows clear the road on highway. (AP Photo/The Kansas City Star, Chris Oberholtz)

Report: County Highway Workers Dumped Chemicals At Maintenance Yards

A new report accuses Cook County highway workers of dumping chemicals at maintenance yards.

CBS Chicago–12/22/2011

Bank Of America Protest

Women Dump Garbage From Foreclosed Home At Bank Of America Offices

Five women – the eldest 80 years old – were arrested Tuesday afternoon for dumping garbage in front of the Bank of America Chicago offices downtown in a protest.

CBS Chicago–10/11/2011

Sewage

Gary Sanitary District Dumped Billions Of Gallons Of Sewage

The Gary Sanitary District has discharged at least 6.8 billion gallons of raw and partially treated sewage to the bacteria-impaired Grand Calumet River and the flood-prone Little Calumet River

01/31/2011