New report shows 22 percent reduction in greenhouse gas emissions
The South Cook County Mosquito Abatement District (SCCMAD), the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) and the Cook County Department of Public Health (CCDPH) surveillances indicate a large increase in West Nile Virus activity in mosquitoes.
The Partners for Clean Air and the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency are issuing an Air Pollution Action Day alert for the Chicago Metropolitan area for Wednesday, September 14th. The impacted area includes C
On Friday, April 6th from 8:00 am to 1:00 pm the Cook County Department of Environmental Control and Calumet Township is sponsoring a free Prescription Drug Take-back program. This event is a low-cost, high-value opportunity to
The first mosquito pools positive for West Nile Virus (WNV) in suburban Cook County were reported yesterday by state public health officials.
Not long ago, as geologists measure time, the water released from a melting glacier during the last great Ice Age created a much larger Lake Michigan, called Lake Chicago, which covered most Cook County.
The Great Lakes ecosystems remain under a significant threat from Asian carp. These unwelcome invaders can crowd out other fish species by outcompeting them for food resources.