Environmental enforcement by City Hall sharply declined under Mayor Rahm Emanuel. He cut costs, staff was slashed, and .
Zebra stripes are dazzling — particularly to flies. That’s the conclusion of scientists at the University of Bristol and the University of California.
That torrent is poisoning aquatic life and tainting drinking water sources in Montana, California, Colorado, Oklahoma and at least five other states.
Amara Enyia on Monday said shuttering the city’s Department of Environment showed City Hall prioritizes business interests over public health.
Signs of clean-energy progress in Illinois are as obvious as all those twirling wind turbines along expressways. We need to keep that up.
A supermoon Tuesday, our moon will be 17,000 miles closer to the Earth than average.
Planners are looking to transform a murky, garbage-filled stretch of the river into a first-of-its-kind, mile-long “eco-park” near Goose Island.
The Joliet Weather Center shared a two-minute video of what appears to be a thick shelf of ice starting to melt as it moves downstream.
Expected rain and a 7-mile-long ice jam on the Kankakee River could cause flash flooding in Wilmington as temperatures warm.
Over the past two years, we have witnessed a historic retreat by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency from its mission to safeguard human health.
Chicago wouldn’t be the city it is today without pioneers like Bessie Coleman, Ida B. Wells, Jean Baptiste Point du Sable.
It might seem counterintuitive, but the polar vortex is bringing its icy grip to parts of the U.S. thanks to a sudden blast of warm air in the Arctic.
Environmental groups have signed off on the proposal, and supporters say such “water harvesting” could save $1 billion a year around the state.
The Chicago River has always been at the crux of the city’s growth and improvement. Its renaissance is a key part of a vibrant 21st Century Chicago.
The poll also examined views on one of the Trump administration’s proposals to roll back future mileage standards for cars and light trucks.