Environment & Health

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Rauner EPA Pick Faces Oversight Limits Due To Industry Ties

July 8, 2016
Newly appointed state environmental chief Alec Messina won’t be involved in issuing some pollution permits, ethics officer rules.

Private Water Companies Give Big To Illinois Pols

April 3, 2016
While lawmakers take hundreds of thousands in campaign money, some municipalities fear backlash from selling water systems.

Sanitary District Cop: ‘Everyone Here Is Sleeping’

March 26, 2015
Metropolitan Water Reclamation District police officer is recorded talking about employees slacking, including napping and drinking on the job. He also talks about clout permeating the agency.
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