Activists temporarily blocked traffic on Pulaski Road and a truck driver confronted and assaulted them in a tense exchange caught on video.
Little Village Neighbors Push Back On City’s Plan To Allow More Demolition At Hilco Site: ‘There Is No Trust Here’By Mauricio Peña Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop Primary category in which blog post is published
If Work Has Stopped At Hilco Site In Little Village, Why Did The City Just Issue A New Building Permit?By Mauricio Peña Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop Primary category in which blog post is published
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.
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.”
The meeting is hosted by the Little Village Environmental Justice Organization, an environmental group urging developer Hilco to abandon the site.
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.
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.
City officials believe the test results show there is no apparent health risk to Little Village neighbors.
Illinois Attorney General Kwame Raoul’s office is reviewing the incident that covered the Chicago neighborhood in dust.
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.
‘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.