Lobbyists, Activists Helped Plan Pruitt's Foreign TripsLobbyist Richard Smotkin worked closely with EPA officials to organize Pruitt's December trip to Morocco.
Fire Breaks Out Near Forest View CanalMembers of the Environmental Protection Agency are testing for pollution in the water.
Bubbly Creek Restrictions To Be Lifted FridayThe remaining clean-up will continue through Thursday. The work includes removing the boom, residual oil, as well as decontaminating boats and equipment.
Trump's Proposed EPA Budget Cuts Raising AlarmsIndiana elected officials, environmentalists and representatives of EPA workers are raising alarms about the proposed cuts to the agency.
EPA Chief Visits East Chicago Amid Fears Agency Is Leaving RegionProtestors demonstrated as Administrator Scott Pruitt met with local and state officials about the continuing cleanup of toxic soil.
Chicago Aldermen Fight President Trump's Order Undoing EPA RegulationsChicago Aldermen are vowing to fight President Trump’s moves to undo federal environmental regulations from the past two decades.
EPA Begins The Removal Of Lead Contaminated Soil In East ChicagoThe Environmental Protection Agency announced Monday plans to remove lead and arsenic from the East Chicago USS Lead Superfund site.
Trump Administration's Budget Proposal Has Big Impact On ChicagoThe Trump Administration unveiled Thursday its initial budget proposal.
EPA Employees Protest Trump Administration's Proposed Budget CutsA few dozen Chicago-based employees of the Environmental Protection Agency demonstrated Thursday afternoon at Federal Plaza, upset over proposed budget cuts by the Trump administration.
Lead Found In Chicago Park District Water Fountains, SinksOfficials believe the lead in the Chicago Park District fountains and sinks could be caused by older, lead-based pipes.
EPA To Start Lead Cleanup At East Chicago, Ind. Housing ComplexHundreds of residents of the West Calumet site learned the dirt their children have been playing in has lead levels 10 times higher than the federal safety standard.
Think TSA Lines Are Long? Try Getting Your Emissions Test In IllinoisCBS 2's Dana Kozlov reports from Naperville, where motorists were queued up to show their cars are environmentally sound.
Pilsen Residents Discuss Possible Superfund Cleanup For Homes Built On Former Site Of Lead PlantsResidents of the Pilsen neighborhood whose homes are built on the former site of lead plants turned out Wednesday night for a community meeting on a possible Superfund cleanup.
EPA Regional Chief In Chicago Resigns Amid Flint, Mich. Water CrisisSusan Hedman, head of the EPA regional office in Chicago whose jurisdiction includes Michigan, was stepping down Feb. 1 so the agency could focus "solely on the restoration of Flint's drinking water."
Top 7 Houseplants For Clean AirAir purifiers and HEPA filters combat indoor air pollution, but for a greener option, use houseplants.