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Interstate Restoration acquires local Perfection Property Restoration
Dec 9, 2019 1:59 PM
Perfection Property Restoration has been acquired by Interstate Restoration for an undisclosed amount, the Fort Worth, Texas-based company announced.
Broadwind Energy names new CEO
Dec 9, 2019 9:17 AM
Broadwind Energy's board of directors said Eric Blashford will become the company's new CEO and president, following the retirement of Stephanie Kushner.
CDC to Duckworth: We'll review incinerator emissions
By Brett Chase
Nov 23, 2019 8:18 PM
Federal health officials will review whether toxic emissions from a downstate hazardous waste incinerator pose health risks to surrounding residents, according to an official at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Rollback of EPA oversight in Midwest favors polluters
By Brett Chase
Nov 23, 2019 7:18 PM
EPA inspections and staff levels plunge in the Chicago regional office as regulations are abandoned and policy favors job creation over clean air and water. The Midwest is among the areas hit hardest by the cutbacks, with inspections down 60% since Trump took office.
How an app helped Beijing fix its pollution problem
Condé Nast Traveller
Nov 16, 2019 4:42 PM
Beijing is likely to exit the list of the world's 200 most polluted cities. And the Blue Map app has played a key role in helping citizens hold polluting industries to account. Is there a lesson for Delhi and other world capitals?
Earth-friendly products highlight MCC Green Living Expo
Submitted by McHenry County College
Oct 31, 2019 6:05 PM
Browse earth-friendly products and learn about sustainable lifestyles at McHenry County College's Green Living Expo Nov. 2.
Farmers 'understand that the climate is changing and we have to adapt'
By Sam Fromartz
Oct 26, 2019 4:34 PM
Although climate change is divisive in farm country, more farmers are talking about ways to adapt.
Arlington Heights defends deal with energy supplier fined by state for deceptive sales tactics
By Christopher Placek
Oct 23, 2019 8:30 AM
Arlington Heights' new green energy electric aggregation supplier was ordered to pay $1 million in a settlement with the Illinois attorney general's office over past deceptive sales tactics.
Company that converts garbage into fuel eyeing Hoffman Estates
By Eric Peterson
Oct 17, 2019 4:47 PM
A California-based company that creates diesel and jet fuel from the carbon in household garbage otherwise headed to a landfill hopes to build a new processing plant in Hoffman Estates.
How Lake County will encourage energy-efficient projects
By Russell Lissau
Oct 14, 2019 5:30 AM
Lake County officials want to help local business owners finance projects designed to boost energy efficiency.
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