A surprise mention of the controversial Keystone XL pipeline threatened to overshadow the President's announcment of his administration's long awaited climate change action plan, which is centered on limiting greenhouse gas emissions from existing power plants.
The Environmental Protection Agency has begun cleanup of contamination on the former site of Loewenthal Metals in Pilsen. “Really we were quite shocked because that was off the charts from what we’ve seen before,” said organizer Jerry Mead-Lucero.
Taking climate change efforts into his own hands, President Barack Obama is proposing sweeping steps to limit heat-trapping pollution from coal-fired power plants and to boost renewable energy production on federal property.
A Curious Citizen says she wants to make responsible decisions about where her electicity comes from, and she has hard questions about natural gas, fracking and where Chicago gets its energy. We start our search for answers.
Though they shared a plot of land in the southwest side neighborhood of Garfield Ridge, students from two adjacent elementary schools — one public, one charter — rarely met. One group hopes a "learning garden" bridges the divide.