Notable News

Monitoring Program Part of Neighborhood’s Clean Energy Push

07.27.17 | In the News

In this article from Midwest Energy News, Lydersen covers our projects on the Southeast Side, Little Village and South Loop. In a program funded by the EPA, Delta helps set up stationary and mobile air monitoring equipment to gather data on the pollution from local industry. With this data, the goal is to allow the residents to become aware of…More


July Update from Delta Institute

07.20.17 | Announcements

In this month’s Update, we share our summer Great Lakes weekend getaway guide and map, introduce you to Driven Doer and board member Sabina Shaikh, and welcome new board members.


Delta Institute Welcomes Its New Board Members

07.19.17 | Announcements

If you’re wondering why we believe so strongly in our work at Delta, take a look at our board. As our projects continue to expand, our board grows to ensure that we stay on our path to provide market-driven solutions for environmental resilience and economic vitality. Our new members bring expertise, insight, and decades of experience to guide our strategy…More


Town Wins with Brownfield Redevelopment

07.19.17 | In the News

The West Suburban Journal recently covered the results of a US EPA grant given to Cook County. The grant allowed a Maywood-based business to expand into an empty lot that was previously vacant. In partnership with the Cook County Department of Environmental Control and Weaver Consultants Group,  Delta worked with seven west Cook County municipalities to assess vacant commercial properties…More


Brownfield grants help blighted properties in west suburban Cook Co.

07.19.17 | In the News

This article in the Cook County Chronicle covers the success of a brownfield redevelopment grant that allowed for the evaluation of 30 sites in Bellwood, Forest Park, Franklin Park, Maywood, Melrose Park, Northlake and Schiller Park provides a unique opportunity so they can be redeveloped. The Delta Institute worked with the seven communities to engage with them in electing sites…More


Weekend Getaway Guide: Summer by the Great Lakes

07.18.17 | Announcements
Map of Favorite Places in the Great Lakes Region

Written by Reyna Basa, Communications Intern Whether its a stay-cation or a weekend getaway, the Great Lakes’ expanse provides many opportunities to get outside and enjoy the summer sun. From Illinois to Wisconsin to Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, we want to share with you some of the perks of living the #LakeLife. All of our staff, donors, board members, and partners…More