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July 2012

Concerned Scientists: Renewables Secure From Drought

Even those who don't believe humans are causing climate change have a hard time rebuffing the national-security argument—which contends that a diverse domestic energy portfolio makes the United States less vulnerable to disruptions of its energy…

Faced with a tight budget and timeline to resurface storied Michigan Avenue, Chicago developed a new kind of pavement last year made with recycled car tires, asphalt roof shingles, and reclaimed pavement from other streets.
The new, recycled North…

Midwest Mayors Vow Cooperation — Minus Rahm

The mayors of Milwaukee and Gary came to Chicago Wednesday for their first public appearance with Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and to vow collaboration on a regional alliance for technology and transportation—but Rahm didn't show.
Organizer MarySue…