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City Should Kill Hilco’s $19.7 Million Tax Break Deal After Botched Smokestack Demolition, Alderman Says

Ald. Michael Rodriguez wants the city to enact a "clawback" ordinance that would revoke economic development tax incentives given to corporations that “betray the public’s trust.”

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop

Email Strings Show City Officials Warned of Health Risks Before Little Village Demolition Fiasco

Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s administration has blown deadlines to disclose internal communications, violating state public records laws. City Hall’s decision-making process prior to the implosion remains shrouded.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop

City Slaps Hilco With $2,500 Fine After Inspector Sees Water From Old Little Village Coal Plant Running Into Canal

The latest fine comes after the developer was fined for the botched smokestack implosion that covered Little Village in dust. Contractors have been cited twice for blowing dust.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop

City Watchdog, Lightfoot Announce Parallel Investigations Into Little Village Dust Cloud

The city has to "explain why this permit was so urgent, why this was necessary in the middle of a pandemic," Ald. Byron Sigcho-Lopez said.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop

After Little Village Dust Cloud, Lincoln Park Neighbors Beg Mayor To Shut Down Scrapper General Iron

"Somehow liquor is getting curfews, but these polluters are not." Neighbors and Ald. Brian Hopkins (2nd) want the city to shut General Iron down during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Lincoln Park, Old Town

After Old Crawford Coal Plant Smokestack Blown Up, Little Village Residents Worry About Dust During Global Pandemic

WATCH: Hilco demolished the old Crawford Coal smokestack this morning — which was a surprise to many Little Village residents.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop

Wife Of Worker Who Fell To His Death At Crawford Coal Plant Demolition Sues Developers

The worker's wife alleges “careless and negligent acts” resulted in her husband’s death at the site late last month.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop