Investigation Underway Into Cicero Company’s Alleged Wildlife HazardThe Army Corps of Engineers probe could take as long as a year.
With Storms Coming, Water Reclamation District Asks Residents To Minimize Water UseSevere storms are in the forecast in the next 24 hours, and the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District is asking people to prepare by using less.
Ex-Metropolitan Water Commissioner Patricia Horton Charged With Assaulting Man At Daley Center A former Metropolitan Water Reclamation District commissioner was arrested Monday afternoon at the Daley Center and accused of assault.
Big Blast At Thornton Quarry To Help Relieve Flooding ProblemsThe "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.
Quigley: Action On Climate Change Needed To Protect Lake MichiganLocal 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.
Environmentalists Want Definitive End To Sewage Dumps Into LakeIndefinite 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.
Water Reclamation District Approves Planned Police Shooting RangeThe 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.
Betty Loren-Maltese: Story About Gun Is FishyFederal 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.
Study: Risk Of Getting Sick On Chicago River Same As Other WaterwaysA 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.
Water Reclamation District Votes To Disinfect Chicago River SewageThe 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.
Report: Water Reclamation Commissioners Now Back River CleanupKayaking, and even swimming safely, in the Chicago River in the future may not be such a far-fetched idea after all.
Workers Fall Into Hole At Water Reclamation PlantTwo workers are in the hospital after falling into a hole this morning at the Water Reclamation plant on the city’s Far South Side.