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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

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The Daily Explains: Illinois Clean Energy Package

September 22, 2021

Earlier this month, the Illinois General Assembly passed one of the most sweeping energy proposals in decades. The historic legislation, which sets some of the strongest clean energy commitments in the...

Lead On: A federal rule full of holes

Lead On: A federal rule full of holes

December 22, 2020

For about three decades, Evanston has collected nearly 440 water samples for lead testing. 60% came from the historically White and wealthy 6th and 7th wards. Only 1.8% came from the historically Black...

Illinois House approves bill for Senate to phase out cancer-causing ethylene oxide

November 3, 2019

The Illinois House on Wednesday approved a bill for the Senate that would require the phaseout of cancer-causing ethylene oxide. The gas, which is primarily used to make other chemicals or as a pesticide...

The 2nd ward. The City will begin a study on air quality around the Church Street Waste Transfer Station located in the 2nd and 5th wards.

City to conduct air quality study around Church Street Waste Transfer Station

April 23, 2019

The City of Evanston will commence a study this May to measure air quality surrounding the Church Street Waste Transfer Station. The city has enlisted RHP Risk Management to conduct the six-month study...

Evanston re-files lawsuit after finding nonhazardous materials matching coal tar in water lines

June 9, 2016

The city re-filed a lawsuit against two companies last Tuesday regarding nonhazardous materials found inside and around south Evanston water lines. The initial lawsuit claimed the companies were responsible...

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