• April 26, 2015

    Community Members of South East Chicago South East Chicago has a wide variety of people coming from different backgrounds. When it comes to knowing the community, one of the best ways to learn more is to know its residents. […]

  • April 22, 2015
    Tar Sands Resistance Tour

      Saturday April 18th was a day that the community was able to come together and have a discussion regarding the environment. The meeting was held at University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) and consisted of individuals discussing the […]

  • April 17, 2015
    Petcoke in Chicago: A Toxic Gift From the Koch Brothers

    Petcoke in Chicago: A Toxic Gift From the Koch Brothers

  • April 15, 2015
    Climate Change

    A note from Senator Jeff Merkly of Oregon is worth noting: When asked for their thoughts on climate change, a popular line for the other side – including some Presidential hopefuls – is this: “I’m not a scientist.” Seriously? […]

  • March 24, 2015
    Earth Hour

    Don’t forget to switch off your lights for Earth Hour at 8.30pm (20:30) on the last Saturday of March – it’s a global climate change campaign held every year . Make it an event to share with friends and […]

  • March 23, 2015
    Scandinavia’s clean energy and grassroots change

    Scandinavia’s clean energy and grassroots change Published on Monday, 23rd March, 2015 at 07:12 under the columns category, by Larrie Wanberg. From Finland’s bio-energy to America’s growing solar movement, clean energy is on the rise. This facility is located […]

  • March 15, 2015
    Lawmakers Move to Regulate Pipelines, After a Record Spill in a Drilling Boom

    North Dakota has 20,000 miles of largely unregulated ‘gathering lines,’ and that number is expected to increase by around 60% over the next five years By Zahra Hirji, InsideClimate News Mar 11, 2015 http://insideclimatenews.org/news/11032015/lawmakers-move-regulate-pipelines-after-record-spill-drilling-boom?utm_source=Inside+Climate+News&utm_campaign=b05e3d913b-Weekly_Newsletter_3_15_20153_13_2015&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_29c928ffb5-b05e3d913b-327527673 Two months after the biggest […]

  • March 12, 2015
    Nothing Says Love Like Petroleum Coke Dust (Petcoke Updates)

    Valentine’s Day Petcoke http://switchboard.nrdc.org/blogs/mgeertsma/nothing_says_love_like_petrole.html Chicago Dust Report: Making Sense of February’s Petroleum Coke Announcements… http://switchboard.nrdc.org/blogs/mgeertsma/chicago_dust_report_making_sen.html Pet Coke Community meeting –March 19th – East Side Methodist Church 1100 South Ewing (Specific time TBA)

  • March 11, 2015
    Tallahassee, We Have a Problem: The Harm Done by Florida’s Climate Leadership Void

    Erika Spanger-Siegfried, senior analyst, Climate & Energy Program March 9, 2015 What could justify the Governor of Florida, a state widely considered “ground-zero” for climate change in the U.S., to prohibit the use of that term by state staff? […]

  • March 9, 2015

    PRESS RELEASE – STORY FROM YESTERDAY’S PRESS CONFERENCE March 6, 2015 For further information, contact Peggy Salazar or Tom Shepherd, Southeast Environmental Task Force – (773) 370-3305 ————————- With a backdrop of the frozen Calumet River, towering salt piles, […]