metropolitan water reclamation district
The “last blast” on Monday at the Thornton Quarry, along I-80, was the first step toward using the big hole to help relieve flooding on the South Side and in the south suburbs.
Local officials are issuing a new warning of damage to Lake Michigan and problems for homeowners as a result of climate change, reports WBBM’s Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
Indefinite discharges of raw sewage into Lake Michigan won’t cut it for a coalition of environmental groups, which Thursday asked a federal judge to set aside a proposed consent decree.
The Metropolitan Water Reclamation District has narrowly approved a controversial lease for a new Chicago Police shooting range on environmentally sensitive land on the city’s Southeast Side.
Federal agents found an unregistered gun in the Las Vegas home of former Cicero Town President Betty Loren-Maltese – a development that could be problematic given that she is on parole.
A new study from the University of Illinois at Chicago has concluded that even though the Chicago River is full of wastewater, it has no greater risk of making people sick than other waterways.
The Metropolitan Water Reclamation District voted to clean up the Chicago River by ending the practice of dumping partially treated sewage into the waterway, a decision environmental groups took credit for provoking.
Kayaking, and even swimming safely, in the Chicago River in the future may not be such a far-fetched idea after all.
Two workers are in the hospital after falling into a hole this morning at the Water Reclamation plant on the city’s Far South Side.