The president’s plan to cut pollution, promote public transit and address racial inequities would mark a sharp change for a transportation system built for the Eisenhower Era.
Waste Management Queda Fuera Del Programa De Reciclaje De La Municipalidad De Chicago
La compañía perdió el contrato con la municipalidad después de que una investigación de la BGA revelara cómo Waste Management cobraba el doble por procesar los materiales en contenedores de reciclaje.
Waste Management Ousted From Chicago’s Recycling Program
The company lost the city’s Blue Cart contract after a BGA investigation revealed how the company charged the city twice for processing materials in recycling bins.
Watchdog: Chicago Not Enforcing Recycling Laws for Big Buildings
Findings by Inspector General’s office mirror those detailed in 2019 by the BGA, which found lax enforcement and bureaucratic snafus have led to more recyclable materials from Chicago’s high-rises and commercial buildings being diverted to landfills.
Lightfoot Defends City’s Actions on Little Village Smokestack Demolition: ‘I Don’t Believe We Were Negligent’
During a virtual town hall as part of “Lens on Lightfoot” event, mayor maintains developer is at fault but vows such an incident won’t happen again.
Lightfoot Defiende Acciones de la Municipalidad por Demolición de Chimenea industrial en La Villita: ‘No Creo Que Hayamos Sido Negligentes’
Durante un ayuntamiento virtual como parte del evento “Lens on Lightfoot”, el alcalde mantiene que el desarrollador tiene la culpa, pero promete que tal incidente no volverá a suceder.
‘Only Time Will Tell’ If Lightfoot’s Sustainability Czar Can Move the Needle on Environmental Justice
The mayor has finally appointed a policy adviser to help guide the city through its environmental challenges. Activists say her pick seems right, but wonder how much of a difference the appointment will make.
Email Strings Show City Officials Warned of Health Risks Before Little Village Demolition Fiasco
Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s administration has blown deadlines to disclose internal communications, violating state public records laws. City Hall’s decision-making process prior to the implosion remains shrouded.
Attorney General Sues Hilco After Botched Little Village Smokestack Demolition
The state’s top prosecutor says the company did not take steps “to protect the community from air pollution and compromised air quality” after the implosion covered the neighborhood in dust.
Developer in Little Village Demolition Gone Wrong Cited By State EPA With Violating Pollution Laws
Illinois Attorney General Kwame Raoul’s office is reviewing the incident that covered the Chicago neighborhood in dust.