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Those of us within the 50-mile safety zone of Palisades Nuclear Plant on Lake Michigan near Covert appreciate Fred Upton's powerful voice calling for a permanent fix to most recent problems that shut down the plant. Upton, a Republican who represents...
Nearly 4000 cyclists from all over the country are expected to ride the scenic 51-mile Zoo de Mack on Saturday, May 18. The 24th annual Zoo de Mack bicycle tour leaves Saturday morning from Boyne Highlands and winds its way through the scenic Tunnel of...
WSBT-TVVAN BUREN COUNTY, Mich. – Government regulators and the operators of a nuclear power plant are trying to figure out why several gallons of radioactive water leaked into Lake Michigan over the weekend. The Palisades nuclear power plant remains...
Tribune reporterA kayaker who had fallen off his craft was rescued from the frigid waters of Lake Michigan this afternoon by Chicago Police Department Marine Unit divers on the Near South Side. A fisherman spotted the man clinging to his kayak about 3:20 p.m. near...
Report bullies As an adult I want to talk about events that fear, shame and childhood innocence prevented me from voicing earlier. In elementary school I became the focus of two male bullies who were in my classroom. They began sexually harassing my best...
Tags: Wilmette, Consumer Confidence
A state inspector visiting south suburban Crestwood in 2007 had a question for one of its top water officials: How could the village have pumped out more water than it had claimed to purchase from nearby Alsip? Certified water operator Frank Scaccia...
A federal jury didn't hear from prosecutors about toxic chemicals in the drinking water of south suburban Crestwood. Or about higher-than-normal cancer rates in the working-class village. But on Monday, the jury ensured that the only public official...
Tags: Trials, Politics, Environmental Politics, Pat Quinn, Criminals
Crestwood's former water supervisor may have signed public documents that concealed the use of a contaminated well, but she was merely a clerk who took orders from top village officials, one of her attorneys told a federal jury Tuesday. "Theresa...
Trustees this month honored outgoing Village Clerk David Maher for his warmth, wit, humor and insights during 16 years of service to Orland Park. Trustee Ed Schussler used Maher's last Village Board meeting as an elected Orland Park official April 15 to...
Lake Bluff is taking steps to prevent the kind of ravine erosion that is plaguing a number of North Shore communities. Village officials have approved a construction contract to install rock structures along the streambed of Ravine Park that will reduce...
The spring has been cold and wet not only for anglers, but for the fish they are angling for. The steelhead fishing in some rivers has been slowed a bit by this cold spring, says Heather Hettinger, Department of Natural Resources fisheries management...
After winning exemptions from environmental laws for more than a decade, owners of the last coal-powered steamship on the Great Lakes agreed Friday to a court-enforced deadline to stop dumping toxic pollution into Lake Michigan. But the proposed legal...
Tags: Politics, Environmental Politics, Coal, Bill Huizenga, Lobbying
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