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Evanston named finalist in international environmental competition

Julia Jacobs, Assistant City Editor

January 28, 2015

Evanston has been selected as a finalist in the World Wildlife Fund's yearlong environmental competition and will represent the U.S. along with Cleveland and Seattle, the city announced Monday. The city was one of more than...

Big Ten students create sustainability association

Emily Chin, Reporter

October 23, 2014

Representatives from seven of the 14 Big Ten schools are collaborating to create the Big Ten Students Sustainability Association, a group to promote sustainability initiatives across the Big Ten campuses. “There's so much...

Cook County sees air quality decrease as Evanston continues green initiatives

Tanner Maxwell, Reporter

April 30, 2013

Cook County received an "F" for its air quality in a study published by the American Lung Association last week, bucking a national trend of cleaner skies. In its annual State of the Air report, the ALA gave Cook County an "...

Evanston’s energy aggregation plan produces consumer savings

Manuel Rapada, Assistant City Editor

September 27, 2012

Nearly 25,000 Evanston residential and small business electricity customers are now receiving 100 percent renewable energy and saving money on their utility bills, according to city officials. Customers eligible for the city’s...