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LVEJO NEWS

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April 6, 2016

NONPROFIT COLLABORATION AIMS TO TRANSFORM LITTLE VILLAGE BROWNFIELDS INTO SUSTAINABLE BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES 03.17.16 | PRESS A two-year project culminates in a strategy to leverage the neighborhood’s entrepreneurial spirit and commitment to environmental justice CHICAGO, IL — Chicago-based nonprofit organizations Little Village Environmental Justice Organization (LVEJO) and Delta Institute announce a new comprehensive strategy to guide […]

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Years after coal plant fight, Chicago neighborhoods take on diesel exhaust

October 12, 2015

WRITTEN BY Kari Lydersen 7 hours ago A proposed mayonnaise factory in Chicago’s Little Village would bring jobs to the struggling immigrant neighborhood. But it would also bring more diesel emissions, with up to 500 more trucks a day driving through the dense residential neighborhood to the facility, which would be right near an elementary […]

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