The Columbia Chronicle

The City of Chicago is the second entity to sue U.S. Steel, a corporation that sits across the lake in Portage, Indiana, visible from Promontory Point in Hyde Park. U.S. Steel violated its clean water permit when it discharged chromium into the lake last year. 

City sues US Steel for polluting Lake Michigan

January 29, 2018

After public outcry and a lawsuit from the Surfrider Foundation—a nonprofit environmental organization that works to protect water—Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Chicago Corporation Counsel Ed Siskel filed a city...

Artists, streaming services in continuous tug-of-war

By Managing Editor

October 6, 2014

Mark Volman and Howard Kaylan—aka Flo & Eddie—of The Turtles, a popular 1960s band, are now fighting for proper compensation for the use of their music by streaming and radio services like Pandora. Most known for songs “Happy Together” and “It Ain’t Me Babe,” The Turtles won a lawsuit Sept. 22 against SiriusXM for the uncompensated use of their pre-1972 recordings, according to an Oct. 2 article in The H...

Federal, local grants aim to clean up lake

Federal, local grants aim to clean up lake

May 5, 2014

Mayor Rahm Emanuel has joined the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s efforts to improve Lake Michigan’s water quality. During an April 26 press conference, the EPA announced that it would aw...

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