Climate Justice

A long term plan that results in clean water, capping or removing toxic sediments, eliminating odors, and improving native landscapes

The Pilsen-Little Village River Corridor Project was established in 2014 to develop a master plan that will result in a healthier, more accessible Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal corridor from Bubbly Creek to west of Pulaski Road on Chicago’s southwest side. It is the goal of this project not only to improve the environmental quality […]

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I call on you to stand for the communities that are demanding a Moratorium on Fracking!

Fracking Bill Threatens our State and Should be Postponed An Open Letter to House Leader Michael Madigan Download a copy of this letter as PDF Dear Representative Madigan, I was encouraged in May to read your statements on the dangers of introducing the fracking industry to Illinois.  In the Chicago Sun-Times report on May 13, […]

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Kim Wasserman One of Six Grassroots Heroes to Win $150,000 Goldman Environmental Prize

2013 recipients come from Colombia, Indonesia, Iraq, Italy, South Africa and USA The Prize recognizes achievements in marshland restoration, solid waste management; fighting fracking, marble mining, and coal plant emissions SAN FRANCISCO, April 15, 2013 — The Goldman Environmental Foundation today announced the six recipients of the 2013 Goldman Environmental Prize, a group of fearless […]

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