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Nicor president to retire after 30 years in industry
By Richard Klicki
Jun 30, 2020 1:52 PM
Nicor Gas President Melvin D. Williams announced he is retiring Sept. 1, ending a 30-year career in the gas energy industry.
Biodiesel improving air quality in Chicago parks
Submitted by Marley Vawter
Jun 22, 2020 6:56 PM
As Chicago residents begin to resume outdoor activities, they can expect to breathe a little easier. That's because the Chicago Park District (CPD) is working to improve air quality by fueling park refuse haulers with 100 percent biodiesel (B100).
CLC receives more national recognition for sustainability practices
By Doug T. Graham
Jun 12, 2020 7:44 PM
The College of Lake County earned another major recognition from a national organization for environmental and sustainability practices. The Grayslake community college earned a "silver" rating from the Association for the Advancement for Sustainability in Higher Education, the college announced Thursday. With the rating, CLC maintained its Top 10 status amongst associate colleges in the U.S.
Constable: Clean skies give us glimpse of future possibilities
By Burt Constable
Apr 22, 2020 9:42 PM
Air and water have gotten cleaner, and people are hearing the sounds of nature during the COVID-19 shutdown. It's like a postcard from nature's future, explaining how our environment could be if we change our ways.
Stericycle completes divestiture of business unit
Apr 7, 2020 10:31 AM
Stericycle, Inc. said it has completed its divestiture of the Domestic Environmental Solutions business, excluding the health care customer and unused consumer pharmaceutical take-back services, to Harsco Corpo. for approximately $462.5 million in cash.
Recycling may be affected by coronavirus-related staffing issues
By Susan Sarkauskas
Mar 23, 2020 4:43 PM
Even trash pickup is changing due to the coronavirus pandemic. Kane County recycling coordinator Jennifer Jarland warned Monday that haulers who serve area residents are contemplating changes, citing staffing shortages.
Broadwind appoints retiring CEO as board chairman
Feb 24, 2020 11:21 AM
Broadwind, a diversified manufacturer of specialized components, announced Stephanie K. Kushner has been appointed chairman of the company's board of directors
Chicago Area Clean Cities to Host Green Drives Conference
Feb 19, 2020 7:59 AM
Chicago Area Clean Cities announced it will hold its ninth annual Green Drives Conference & Expo on Thursday, April 30.
Medline testing equipment that could allow Waukegan factory to use ethylene oxide again
By Mick Zawislak
Feb 12, 2020 7:38 PM
Medline Industries in Waukegan will begin testing equipment designed to meet new, stricter state standards to capture ethylene oxide, a potential cancer-causing gas.
Stericycle sell environmental solutions business for $462.5M
Daily Herald Staff Report
Feb 8, 2020 1:00 AM
Stericycle said Friday it will sell most of its Domestic Environmental Solutions business to Harsco Corp. for $462.5 million in an all-cash deal.
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