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Chicago Police Open Drop Boxes for Unwanted Meds

Chicago Police Open Drop Boxes for Unwanted Meds

CHICAGO, Illinois, November 11, 2008 (ENS) – To keep expired and unused prescription drugs out of the Chicago water supply, city, state and federal governments are cooperating to provide a new permanent, convenient way for people to discard them without flushing them down the drain. Drop boxes are now located at five Chicago Police Department…

Chicago Sets Goals for a Cooler City

Chicago Sets Goals for a Cooler City

CHICAGO, Illinois, September 19, 2008 (ENS) – Mayor Richard Daley has set Chicago on a cooler path by outlining strategies to reduce the city’s greenhouse gas emissions and avert climate change. The Chicago Climate Action Plan introduced Thursday would cut greenhouse gas emissions by 25 percent of 1990 levels by 2020 by retrofitting commercial and…

Chicago 2016 Summer Olympics Bid Focuses on Green Games

Chicago 2016 Summer Olympics Bid Focuses on Green Games

CHICAGO, Illinois, January 29, 2008 (ENS) – Chicago’s bid for the 2016 Summer Olympic Games makes the environment an integral part of its proposal. Mayor Richard Daley said, “Our plan involves the entire city, focuses on athletes and leaves a lasting legacy for our young people through sport, culture, education and the environment.” “We are…