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Posts Tagged ‘brownfields’
  • U.S. EPA Awards $1 Million to Redevelop Brownfield Sites in Illinois

    Posted by on June 25, 2014
    The U. S. Environmental Protection Agency recently announced that three Illinois communities will be receiving grants to cleanup contaminated properties and boost local economies by redeveloping former brownfield sites.  A brownfield site is a piece of property that is contaminated by a hazardous substance or other pollutant that complicates the expansion, redevelopment, or reuse of that property...
  • Illinois Environmental News Update

    Posted by on January 5, 2012
    Here's your Illinois environmental news update for this morning from across the internet: (1) Mayor Emanuel and ComEd predict that the $1.1 billion investment in smart grid infrastructure will create 2,400 jobs. http://www.cityofchicago.org/content/city/en/depts/mayor/press_room/press_releases/2012/january/mayor_emanuel_andcomedannounce2400jobswillbecreatedthrough11bill.html (2) The South...
  • Illinois Environmental News Update: Millennium Reserve Initiative

    Posted by on December 10, 2011
    The big environmental story on Friday was the announcement that more than 140,000 acres of land on Chicago’s Southeast Side that has served as an environmental dumping ground would be transformed into recreational and open space, under the “Millennium Reserve Initiative”.  The project will take billions of dollars and decades to complete.  To see the complete story, go to  http://www.sun...

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