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Lightfoot Calls Off Demolition At Little Village Hilco Site After Protesters Show Up At Her House

Neighbors were blindsided when work began at the site Thursday with no notice — just one month after a demolition at the site covered Little Village in dust.

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Little Village Neighbors Blindsided Again By Demolition At Hilco Site — A Month After Dust Cloud Fiasco

Demolition work began Thursday, city officials said. Ald. Michael Rodriguez said he was notified the same day. “[I have] no reason to have faith in Hilco to get this done right.”

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Little Village Neighbors To Talk Botched Demolition At Virtual Meeting Thursday

The meeting is hosted by the Little Village Environmental Justice Organization, an environmental group urging developer Hilco to abandon the site.

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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.

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Attorney General Sues Hilco After Botched Little Village Smokestack Explosion

The state's top prosecutor says the company did not take steps "to protect the community from air pollution and compromised air quality" after the implosion covered the neighborhood in dust.

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Dust Cloud That Covered Little Village Didn’t Contain Asbestos, Toxic Metals, City Says

City officials believe the test results show there is no apparent health risk to Little Village neighbors.

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Developer In Little Village Demolition Gone Wrong Cited By State EPA With Violating Pollution Laws

Illinois Attorney General Kwame Raoul’s office is reviewing the incident that covered the Chicago neighborhood in dust.

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Hilco Can Clean Debris At Old Little Village Coal Plant This Week, But Other Work Still Banned At The Site

The stop work order Mayor Lightfoot issued remains in effect as the city investigates the dust disaster.

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‘They Utterly Failed’: City Slaps Hilco With $68,000 In Fines For Little Village Dust Cloud, Bans Implosions For 6 Months

The city is even looking at revoking licenses for Hilco's subcontractor, MCM Management Corp., so it couldn't work here.