Asian Giant Hornet Nest found near Blaine, Washington at the base of a tree trunk on Thursday, August 19, 2021 (SOURCE: Washington State Department of Agriculture)
Ecosystem

First Asian Giant Hornet Nest of 2021: Hornet Controversially Named “Murder Hornet” Found Near Blaine, Washington

222 OLYMPIA – The Washington State Department of Agriculture (WSDA), Oregon Department of Agriculture (ODA), and USDA’s Animal Plant Health Inspection Service (USDA APHIS) found the first Asian giant hornet nest of 2021 on Thursday, […]

Ecosystem

Illinois EPA Sampling Detects Elevated Metals in Groundwater Monitoring Wells in Rockton, Not Detected Before Chemtool Fire

98 Source of the contamination currently unknown; private well sampling being initiated SPRINGFIELD – State and local officials have confirmed the presence of elevated metals, including antimony, cadmium, chromium, and nickel, in groundwater monitoring wells […]

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Biz

Toyoda Americas Corporation — Company with a Famous Industrial Past Brings a Promising Solar Future to Headquarters in Arlington Heights

684 Toyoda Americas Corporation groundbreaking ceremony for solar panels energy system installation August 23 2019. Did you know there is a gem of a company on the north side of Arlington Heights on University Drive? […]

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Ecosystem

Vantage and Medline Facing Lawsuit Claiming Their Manufacturing Plants Release Too Much Ethylene Oxide into the Air

755 Medline Claims They’re in Compliance Vantage and Medline are facing a lawsuit that claims both plants release too much of the cancer-causing chemical ethylene oxide into the air. Two suburban manufacturing plants are facing […]

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Ecosystem

People’s Climate Movement Rally at North School Park Calls for Decreased Carbon Pollution and Increase in Clean Energy Jobs

75 A group of environmental activists gathered at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church on Wednesday evening and marched southbound on the sidewalk along Arlington Heights Road to North School Park. The People’s Climate Movement rally and […]