Cleanup

Chicago River’s New Direction

Venture along the banks of the Chicago River in certain areas, and it’s like you’re miles away from the city. At River Park, near Foster and California Avenues, the scene is bursting with wildlife and recreational activity. Kayakers are paddling down the waterway. Mallards and geese are floating around. An angler reels in about a […]

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Durbin, Kirk: Federal Money Should Help Pay for Chicago River Cleanup

Republican Senator Mark Kirk said on Sunday he hopes Congress can come up with a package that would help pay for cleaning up the Chicago River. He cites EPA numbers that would put that cost at about $242 million. This, despite the fact that both parties, especially Republicans, in Washington have called for major spending […]

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