Inside The Transformation Of The Old Westlake Hospital Into A COVID-19 Alternate Care FacilityContractors packed the old Westlake Hospital, wearing masks. It is a race against time to assess the mechanics of a building that will provide care for those patients with more serious cases of COVID-19.
Army Corps Of Engineers Wants To Expand Contaminated Sediment Dump Vertically; Calumet Park Neighbors And Park Advocates Not So Sure About ItAny day now, a section of Chicago’s lakefront could get the OK to grow 25 feet taller – with a pile of contaminated materials.
High Water Levels Expected In Great Lakes This SummerHigher water means narrower beaches. But it helps commercial shippers, who don't have to worry about scraping bottom in shallow channels.
Investigation Underway Into Cicero Company’s Alleged Wildlife HazardThe Army Corps of Engineers probe could take as long as a year.
NW Side Residents Upset Over Tree-Cutting PlanThere's an uproar in a Northwest Side neighborhood around Horner Park over plans to take out all the trees along the Chicago River from Irving Park to Montrose.
Army Corps Declines Request To Boost Mississippi River LevelThe Army Corps of Engineers has turned back requests by federal lawmakers and the barge industry to release more water from the Missouri River, believing the drought-starved Mississippi River it feeds still will remain open to shipping despite mounting concerns about water levels.
Army Corps: Electric Barrier May Need Higher Charge To Halt Asian CarpThe U.S. Army Corps of Engineers plans to boost the charge on electric fences designed to keep Asian carp out of the Great Lakes.
Lessons Learned After Floods In Mississippi River TownsDownstate Illinois cities and towns along the Mississippi River are bracing for moderate to major flooding this season, but officials have learned lessons from the disaster in 2008.
Local Company Wins Lucrative Army ContractA Chicago company has won a lucrative contract from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.