After months of collaboration and input from community and government organizations, the solid waste industry, and environmental advocacy groups, the Cook County Board Wednesday approved a Solid Waste and Recycling Ordinance (SWRO) that will give
The Cook County Department of Environmental Control has received a 2014 US Environmental Protection Agency Brownfields Assessment Grant.
Plan makes county eligible for FEMA hazard mitigation grant funds.
Annual report to Sustainability Advisory Council details progress
Please be advised that the following Forest Preserve District of Cook County locations are closed due to heavy rains and flooding. Avoid any high-water areas, as these areas may be dangerous.
The Civic Federation supports Cook County’s proposed FY 2015 operating budget in a recently released report.
November 13, 2014
Dear President Preckwinkle:
“I want to congratulate Kurt Summers on his appointment as Treasurer for the City of Chicago. I witnessed firsthand Kurt’s commitment to service, drive and work ethic when he served as the head of my transition team and then as my Chief of Staff.
Cook County has recycled more than one million pounds of old documents, reports and miscellaneous paperwork in the last year-and-a-half, confronting a decades-old problem of records storage as well as generating savings and revenue for the County.
Four Cook County Transportation and Highway Department (CCDoTH) facilities will be largely heated through a solar power project financed through a grant accepted by the County’s Board of Commissioners today.
Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle announced that a new life insurance contract, approved by the County Board at its meeting today, is expected to yield more than $1 million in savings annually.