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West Africa travelers monitored by Chicago health officials
Oct. 31, 2014
Local health department sends out workers to check on traveler nine days after his arrival in Chicago from Liberia.
As Chicago's infrastructure crumbles, trillions of gallons of water are wasted
Oct. 30, 2014
With much of the nation's water infrastructure now a century old, nearly one-sixth of treated water is lost every year through leaky pipes.
Suspicion lingers over Ebola treatment
Oct. 22, 2014
A trip to a West African lunch truck in Chicago reveals a communication gap about Ebola.
The health problems facing rural and urban poor in Illinois
Oct. 17, 2014
Our Hey Gov! series travels to Edwards County, Illinois, one of the sickest in the state. We found a county different from Chicago in demographics and density, but with some of the same health challenges.
Push for solar power comes to Chicago's Southeast Side
Oct. 6, 2014
Some residents are making to switch to solar power in the shadow of pet coke.
After the march, what's next for climate change?
Sep. 23, 2014
One marketing expert says the success of a climate change campaign depends on proving the problem exists.
Blue-green algae back with a vengeance
Sep. 19, 2014
It’s not just contamination of drinking water. Climate change, invasive species threaten much of the Great Lakes region.
Great Lakes brace for a new kind of oil spill
Sep. 15, 2014
The explosion in tar sands production in western Canada means more crude oil is making its way to the Midwest.
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