• February 29, 2012
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    SAY YES TO EAGLES – NO TO FIRING RANGE!

    Eagles have been discovered nesting within the Blue Heron Rookery adjacent to the site for the proposed CPD outdoor firing range – the first to nest within our great city. The Bald Eagle, though no longer on the endangered list, […]

  • February 29, 2012
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    Adding insult to injury…

    In addition to firing ranges, coal gasification plants, cement kilns, wetland fill-ins and delayed construction on the promised Calumet Environmental Center, Alderman Beale of the 9th Ward recently proposed an ordiance to lift the current 20 year Landfill Moratorium that isn’t even […]

  • February 23, 2012
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    Bald Eagle Look Out

    If you would like to get a peek at the bald eagles’ nest built atop the trees on the proposed police gun range  site stop by Windjammers at 13701 Hoxie Avenue.  Mike Olson, the proprietor, will be glad to serve […]

  • February 23, 2012
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    Kitchen Beauty

    On Friday, February 17th, the Task Force hosted one of it’s more popular workshops.  Our “Natural Beauty” workshop emphasizes the importance of using fewer chemicals in the name of beauty, and instead substituting everyday “good for you ” ingredients that can be found […]

  • February 17, 2012
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    BRRR!

    We had the perfect winter day for our “Winter Walk”.  There was a sprinkling of snow, and the temperature was in the low 30’s, made even lower by the wind chill factor.  Linda Ruxton, John Pastrik, and Kevin Kuhn, […]

  • February 13, 2012
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    The Eagles Have Landed And Are Nesting in the Millennium Reserve

    It has been confirmed; the eagles have taken up residence in a nest at Whitford Pond near the proposed CPD Firing Range.  When the SETF and other conservation groups first appeared before the Metropolitan Water Reclamation Department in 2010, we […]

  • February 9, 2012
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    The Eagles Have Landed!

    SETF has been working with other organizations and groups in opposing the proposed CPD outdoor firing range for more than a year.  The Range, which is to be located at 134th and Jeffery Avenue, will be adjacent to two wetland […]

  • February 9, 2012
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    Touring Regency Technologies

    Recently, SETF joined Alderman John Pope for a tour of Regency Electronics located at 116th and Burley Avenue.  Regency recycles electronic equipment and appliances, disassembling them into pieces that can be shredded or processed for recycling.  The company is […]

  • January 9, 2012
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    As another year ends..

    Our members and friends spent a fun evening together last Monday as we celebrated another Holiday Potluck.  With more food than we had room for, no one left with an empty stomach or empty an hand. Many recipes were […]

  • January 9, 2012
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    Sample Letter to Editor Against Lucadia Project

    Appended below is a sample “letter to the Editor” that can be cut and pasted. To: Editorial page editor of_____________________________________________ From: Name, Addressemail address= Your Name@yahoo.com Cell phone # ############Our time to move “Beyond Coal” January 6, 2012 Dear Editor, […]

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