Monthly Archives: November 2011



Pilsen Does Not Meet Federal Standards for Lead, EPA Determines

Monday November 28 2011

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (U.S. EPA) published on November 22nd that Pilsen does not meet the health-based national air quality standards for lead set in 2008. The determination was made after collecting air quality data from 2008 to 2010. In 2010, an air quality monitor atop a neighborhood school recorded that Pilsen’s air was […]

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P.A. Delegation Testifies Against Coal in Springfield

Friday November 11 2011

A proposed Illinois law aimed at ending coal-fueled energy production in Chicago passed a house committee Wednesday, but did not make it to the floor for a full vote before the end of veto session in Springfield a day later. From all perspectives, the passage of the bill would signal the end of the Fisk […]

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