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Hazwaste a Threat to Chicago's Bridgeport Neighborhood

Article: Hazwaste a Threat to Chicago's Bridgeport Neighborhood

CHICAGO, Illinois, April 30, 2008 (ENS) – A defunct metal plating company in a Chicago residential area has left its property littered with drums full of hazardous waste that state environmental officials warn are a danger to the surrounding community. Illinois Environmental Protection Agency Director Doug Scott has asked the state Attorney General’s Office to…

Illinois Promotes Light Bulb Switch for Earth Day

Article: Illinois Promotes Light Bulb Switch for Earth Day

SPRINGFIELD, Illinois, April 15, 2008 (ENS) – To lighten the planet’s load of greenhouse gases in observance of Earth Day, Illinois EPA Director Doug Scott is encouraging state residents to switch from traditional incandescent light bulbs to compact fluorescent bulbs, or CFLs. “Next week marks the 38th celebration of Earth Day, which gives us a…