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Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Green-blue lake water borders a lakefill with green trees while birds fly through the sky.

CARP struggles to gain traction three years after its implementation

February 28, 2022

When City Council first approved the Climate Action and Resilience Plan in 2018, it was poised to advance progressive environmental policy in Evanston.  CARP outlines several climate goals for the...

Councilmembers sit at their desks.

Council discusses American Rescue Plan Act funds, CARP allocations

October 6, 2021

City Council discussed how to use funds Evanston received from the American Rescue Plan Act Monday night.  City staff have proposed that the largest portion of ARPA-related funding — $11.2 million...

The Lakefill. Trees line the lakefront and seagulls fly above the water.

As CARP deadlines approach, some advocates say city sustainability initiatives require increased funding and staffing

April 28, 2021

As deadlines set in the Climate Action and Resilience Plan approach, some advocates are questioning whether Evanston is allocating enough funding and resources to the Office of Sustainability. CARP...

The Environmental Board is looking to improve Evanston’s preparedness for heavy rain, as the city’s current storm sewers are only designed for a five-year rain event.

Intense rainfall a concern at Environment Board meeting

October 11, 2019

Dave Stoneback, director of Evanston’s Public Works Agency, is concerned about the rain. “Rainfall conditions will probably only get worse with climate change,” he cautioned at the city’s Environment...

Members of Evanston’s Environment Board speak at a meeting Thursday. Board members will assemble a task force to present city officials with information regarding alternative energy sources.

Evanston Environment Board considers alternative energy sources, plans task force

April 14, 2017

Members of Evanston’s Environment Board decided Thursday to put together a task force to investigate alternative energy sources to present to city officials late this year. Scott Osborne, a committee...

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