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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Daley’s response to EPA suggestion on Chicago River

Mayor Daley expressed his frustration with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s recommendation to make the Chicago River clean enough to swim in by proclaiming they should “go swim in the Potomac”. His remarks came on Wednesday, in response to an April 15th letter from the EPA. The letter, which was delivered to the Illinois Pollution […]

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