News Topic - Environment

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MAT Asphalt, Chicago Health Department Announce Settlement April 10, 2023
New Environmental Justice Formula Highlights Southwest Side’s Heavy Pollution Burdens September 29, 2022
Most MAT Asphalt Odor Complaints Not Upheld, State Mum on Investigation August 29, 2022
On the Trail of Environmental Fraud August 29, 2022
U.S. EPA Issues Letter Mandating Emissions Measures at SIMS Metal Shredder April 26, 2022
Southwest Side Environment Team Study Parallels Renewal for Metal Shredder April 25, 2022
New McKinley Park Steward Announces Cleanup, Habitat Programs April 10, 2022
Environmental Justice Issues Inspire New Pollution Sites Map January 25, 2022
MAT Asphalt Issues Emissions Testing Results January 21, 2022
Recycle Your Christmas Tree at McKinley Park January 16, 2022
Emissions Testing, Tracking Targets MAT Asphalt, Neighborhood Air Quality August 29, 2021
McKinley Park Surrounded by Areas of Highest Industrial Burden August 23, 2021
UIC Scientists Publish Final Study Draft, Environmental Justice Maps May 19, 2021
Native Wildflowers Ready to Bloom in McKinley Park with Help From Volunteer Stewards May 16, 2021
Protesters Assail Mayor Lori Lightfoot, MAT Asphalt at McKinley Park Demonstration May 15, 2021
Surrounded by "Worst of the Worst" - Environmental Justice Study Tallies Toxic Sites Versus School Populations May 15, 2021
Anglers Asked to Protect Birds with Proper Fishing Line Disposal May 5, 2021
U.S. House Candidate Marie Newman Visits 36Squared Business Incubator November 2, 2020
U.S. House Approves Funding for Bubbly Creek Cleanup August 31, 2020
Divest, Imagine, Invest Protest Brings Police, Environmental Reform Message to McKinley Park August 15, 2020
Local Pollution Hotspots, Coming Industrial Development IDed in UIC Study July 14, 2020
Temperature Swing, Restocking Cause Lagoon Fish Kill June 14, 2020
Bubbly Creek Cleanup Moves Forward with Corps Feasibility Study April 8, 2020
Environmental Town Hall Draws Hundreds of Residents and Federal, State and Local Officials January 18, 2020
Asian Carp Committee Deploys Fish Fighters After DNA Detected in Bubbly Creek November 20, 2019
Neighbors, Environmental Group Tour Asphalt Plant October 12, 2019
Interest-Free $10K Home Loan Access Detailed at Development Council Meeting June 30, 2019
Birders Flock to McKinley Park June 6, 2019
Patrol Bubbly Creek as a Volunteer Canoe Guide April 3, 2019
Park Advisory Council Elects Officers, Sets 2019 Plans March 13, 2019
South Branch PAC Releases Plan for River, including Bubbly Creek Fixes March 1, 2019
Development Council, Alderman Back Carbon Fee and Dividend Resolution February 27, 2019
Capacity Crowd Packs 12th Ward Candidate Forum February 14, 2019
Chicago Needs a “Green New Deal” to Get Rid of Lead, Prioritize 12th Ward Residents January 22, 2019
Neighbors for Environmental Justice Hosts First Community Social January 16, 2019
Play Garden Profiled in Tour with Local Education Researcher January 16, 2019
Recycle Your Christmas Tree at McKinley Park January 1, 2019
McKinley Park a Hot Spot for Pollution, Environmental Justice Concerns October 31, 2018
Goose Rescue Inspires Fishing Line Containers, Pollution Awareness at McKinley Park Lagoon October 25, 2018
Environmental Justice Group Launches as Counterpoint to New Industrial Development August 10, 2018
Muñoz Debuts Environmental Notice Proposal at Fiery Town Hall Meeting July 13, 2018
Tribune Focuses on Asphalt Plant Development, New Neighborhood Environmental Group June 29, 2018
Tadin to Pave Damen; Local Group Announces Air Quality Monitoring May 18, 2018
Carbon Fee and Dividend Policies Would be a Boon for McKinley Park May 15, 2018
Neighbors, Panelists Debate Asphalt Plant Project at Community Meeting April 26, 2018
Our Neighborhood Deserves Advance Notice of Major New Development April 25, 2018
Asphalt Manufacturer, Community Members Engage Concerns and Plans Around New Plant April 6, 2018
Civic Assocation Meeting Focuses on Asphalt Plant April 5, 2018
McKinley Park Growing Natural Area; Community Help Needed for Contest, Planting Day April 3, 2018
Asphalt Plant to Begin Production This Spring in Central Manufacturing District March 29, 2018
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