Articles By Brett Chase

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Lightfoot Facing Off Against ComEd Over the Future

LENS ON LIGHTFOOT: With an agreement between City Hall and the power company expiring this year, the mayor is focusing on an internal study and federal investigation as leverage.

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Student Protesters Demand Lightfoot Live Up To Campaign Promises On Environmental Protection

Members of several youth groups protested outside the mayor’s City Hall offices to call for Lightfoot to reinstate a city department of environment to fight pollution and address climate change.

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Lightfoot’s Actions On Environmental Campaign Promises Are Off To A Slow Start

LENS ON LIGHTFOOT: The mayor insists she's not backpedaling on her campaign promise to rebuild an Environment Dept., but her overall plans will just take longer to implement.

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Polluters, Beware: When Rahm Departs, City’s Environment Department Could Be Making A Comeback

The mayor eliminated environmental enforcement office to cut costs, which resulted in declines in inspections and citations.