A new citywide Chicago ordinance cracking down on plastic bags takes effect Saturday.
Aquifers provide a natural source of groundwater, and a new study from the University of Illinois examines the possible consequences of over-drawing from three major aquifers in the United States.
The city of Bloomington is amending its municipal electricity aggregation contract to include a 100 percent renewable energy target.
The U.S. and Illinois Chambers of Commerce have put out a new TV commercial in support of U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk (R-IL).
Lake Michigan water levels have gone up over three feet since reaching an all-time low back in January 2013.
Senior retired military officers with the American Security Project were in Chicago Thursday to call attention to what they say is a grave national security threat — climate change.
The Sierra Club is taking aim at U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk (R-IL) over his votes against proposed carbon emission regulations in a new newspaper and digital ad campaign.
Come July 1, a company storing petcoke in Chicago will not be allowed to have any more of the material move through or be held at one of its two sites on the Southeast Side.
New research on the world's groundwater supply shows that many of the planet's largest underground aquifers are experiencing depletion.