Take me to the river, continued | Bleader

Take me to the river, continued


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In the past I've heard some Water Reclamation District commissioners say they'd love to get the Chicago River and canal system cleaned up, except the costs appear formidable--in the hundreds of millions of dollars, at least, for new technology to disinfect effluent from the wastewater treatment process. Now the agency is officially taking a firmer stand against new standards proposed by the Illinois EPA, as reported in this terrific in-depth piece by Northwestern grad student Lea Radick.


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