Exelon Corporation isn’t just hoping to get the federal government’s money and help for projects like the innovative solar power facility it wants to build on Chicago’s south side. It’s also been spending lots of money to lobby for them.
The city is set to move forward with an exciting solar power project on the south side. So why won’t it share information about it?
Ambitious plans are afoot to recycle 600 acres of land at the former U.S. Steel mill site along the south lakefront. Here’s a photo tour of what it looks like now.
Alderman John Pope, who works on the southeast side, the heart of old industrial Chicago, says he’s interested in attracting green jobs. But not-quite-green jobs sound pretty good too.
What’s going down: Obama talks about the environment, Patrick O’Connor’s chances get slim in the Fifth Congressional District, and Republicans are discovered in Chicago.
Another slow day in the news.
A Q & A about the green economy and politics with alderman Manny Flores.
Business groups around the Great Lakes region collaborate on a plan to spur a new green economy.
Aldermen want to bring more green businesses to Chicago. Now someone needs to figure out what “green” means.
Congress passes a major law to protect the Great Lakes–but does it have a leak?