In hearings this week, environmental advocates and community members voiced concerns about the state’s many contaminated sites.
A new paper presents several proposals to improve the chances that Black, Latinx and other higher-risk communities see the benefits of electric vehicles.
State and local governments often have authority but lack the resources and political will to enforce pollution rules.
Little Village community leaders want the site developer’s permits revoked and new oversight powers from the city.
Safety is the main goal, but long-term pollution benefits could be seen as streets become safer for walking and biking