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Dion-Kirschner: This Earth Day, take time to consider environmental inequities

Hannah Dion-Kirschner, Columnist

April 13, 2017

Filed under Columns, Latest Stories, Opinion

On April 22, the U.S. will celebrate its 48th Earth Day. This day to celebrate and advocate for our planet was established in 1970 by former U.S. Sen. Gaylord Nelson (D-Wis.), who organized environmental teach-ins in collaboration...

Evanston Township High School meets federal standards for water quality, lead levels

Rishika Dugyala, Assistant City Editor

May 19, 2016

Filed under City, Education, Local

Independent testing concluded Wednesday that Evanston Township High School meets federal standards regarding water lead levels and water quality, according to an email superintendent Eric Witherspoon sent to school staff, students ...

Illinois officials look to improve monitoring, testing of lead levels in water

Rishika Dugyala, Assistant City Editor

April 17, 2016

Filed under City, Latest Stories

Although many Illinois communities such as Evanston have not experienced recent issues with lead poisoning, state officials are working to improve practices for monitoring and testing lead levels in the water in light of the c...