Lightfoot Hoping Biden Infrastructure Plan Can Help Chicago Speed Up Replacement Of Lead Service Lines“Replacing all these lines is a huge task. We all understand that. A huge task with an enormous price tag," Mayor Lightfoot said.
$26M Cleanup Starting On Contaminated Indiana CanalThe river flows 13 miles (21 kilometers) through Gary, East Chicago and Hammond. Steelmaking, meatpacking and oil refining contaminated the river's sediment with heavy metals and PCBs as well as oil and grease.
U.S. EPA Tests Soil In Mount Greenwood For Hazardous Chemicals"People who get exposed to it, they can get cancer at high enough levels."
Third Lawsuit Filed Against Willowbrook Facility Linked To Carcinogenic EmissionsThe Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will publicly share information about tests at a Willowbrook company, suspected of causing cancer and other health issues for people living in close proximity. The news comes after a third lawsuit was announced against Sterigenics on Thursday.