The decision follows the city of Chicago’s release of an environmental report Friday night that showed the location at 38th and California required metals and chemicals cleanup.
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The president is ordering cities to replace lead pipes for drinking water within a decade. Chicago is getting at least 40 years to fix the problem.
The ban will affect main roads from 3 to 7 a.m. until April 1.
Feds say giving Council members “a local veto over proposals to build affordable housing” has meant it’s “rarely, if ever, constructed in the majority-white wards that have the least affordable housing.”
The plan will shelter migrants in local churches until they find housing. It will reach 100 migrants immediately and 340 in total. More than 1,000 migrants remain at police stations.
The snow and lows in the teens Chicago experienced after Thanksgiving could be an anomaly in what’s shaping up as a strong El Niño winter.
Federal law doesn’t require sellers to fix recalled vehicles before putting them up for sale.
Chicagoans have been reporting itchy eyes, runny noses and fatigue in high numbers. Experts say months of warm weather are to blame.
As the country enters its fourth holiday season with COVID-19, experts offer advice about how Americans should navigate the risks and what precautions still make sense.
You don’t have to rake up all those leaves on your lawn this fall. Here’s what environmentalists say to do with them instead.