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    2016 Annual Fall Fundraiser

    Join us for our Annual Fall Fundraiser on the banks of Wolf Lake at Club 81 Too. It will be an afternoon of games, raffles and tasty picnic fare. Saturday, September 17, 2016 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm Club […]
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    2016 Eco-Tours

    We had to cut our tour season short, so you won’t want to miss our most popular tour – Energy Today and Tomorrow   Energy Today and Tomorrow Bus Tour Saturday, August 20, 2016 9:30 am – 2:30 pm […]
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    Wrapped in Steel

    Wrapped In Steel is the documentary story of the neighborhoods of South East Chicago. Produced and Directed by James R (Jim) Martin. Cinematography Michael Goi. Wrapped In Steel looks at this ethnically and racially diverse area composed of four [...]
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    The Evolving Calumet A Journey

    In 2006, the Calumet Ecological Park Association (CEPA) produced a DVD about the evolution of the Calumet Region, chronicling the prehistoric wetland's progresion from hunters' paradise, to mega-industrial powerhouse, to abandioned brownfield, to resurgent environmental proving ground. Given the [...]
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    Toxic to Treasures

    Our Toxics to Treasures tour is a 3 hour tour of the natural areas, restoration work and industrial sites found on the  Southeast side of Chicago.   Tour sites: OBrien Locks Hegewisch Marsh MWRD Property CID Landfills Land & Lakes […]
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    History

    The Southeast Environmental Task Force (SETF) was formed in 1989 by Marian Byrnes as a coalition of 30 grassroots organizations working together to oppose a garbage incinerator proposed for the former Wisconsin Steel site at 106th Street and Torrence Avenue. The organization continues to be vitally important […]
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    Ban Petcoke

    Southeast Side Coalition to Ban Petcoke   Residents of the South East Side of Chicago who have come together to rid the neighborhood from the fugitive dust from Petcoke stored in their neighborhood. Petcoke: the fine dust produced as a [...]
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    Clean Power Plan

    OUR POWER PLAN   THE CLEAN POWER PLAN On August 3, 2015 President Obama and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced the Clean Power Plan (CPP) to reduce power plant carbon emissions 32% by 2030 (from 2005 levels). The […]
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    Jemez Principles

    Meeting hosted by Southwest Network for Environmental and Economic Justice (SNEEJ), Jemez, New Mexico, Dec. 1996 Activists meet on Globalization On December 6-8, 1996, forty people of color and European-American representatives met in Jemez, New Mexico, for the “Working […]