The Illinois Environmental Protection Agency issued its sixth straight air quality alert for the Chicago area. Demolition work on an old coal plant moves ahead, provoking outrage from residents in the Little Village neighborhood. And General Iron gets approval to move its North Side scrap shredder to the city’s Southeast Side.
Reset brings a roundup of the latest local environment news and what it means for the air we breathe.
GUESTS: Kim Biggs, Illinois Environmental Protection Agency spokesperson
Kim Wasserman, executive director of Little Village Environmental Justice Organization
Gina Ramirez, Midwest outreach manager for Natural Resources Defense Council