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On Tuesday, the board of the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District board agreed to disinfect sewage from two Chicago-area treatment plants. Their 8-1 vote is the latest move in a long debate over the cleanliness of the Chicago River, one that has grown to involve state and federal authorities.
The Metropolitan Water Reclamation District did an about-face Tuesday afternoon and voted to support disinfecting the 1.2 billion gallons of partially treated sewage it pumps into the Chicago River each day.The 8-1 vote ends years of opposing the move as too expensive. Only district president T
A state board took a major step today in the long-running debate over how clean the Chicago River should be, proposing to make the river safe enough to swim in.“I think this is a big turning point in the long, long battle to clean up the Chicago River,” said Jessica Dexter, staff attorney with the E