Notable News

Archive for the ‘Announcements’ Category

Planning with Coal Plant Communities in Transition

05.16.18 | Announcements

By Emily Rhodes At the beginning of the month, we published our “Coal Plant Redevelopment Roadmap: A Guide for Communities in Transition.” We compiled the lessons we learned alongside communities to ensure that no community has to start their transition from scratch. Since our founding in 1998, we’ve engaged in community-driven redevelopment of vacant sites and brownfields, which over the…More


Driven Doer: Marguerite Huber

05.07.18 | Announcements

Welcome to our Driven Doer series! Every month, we highlight the passionate, motivated people who help Delta work toward its vision of achieving a Midwest region in which all communities and landscapes thrive. Meet Marguerite Huber, co-chair of the Delta Emerging Leaders (DELs), Communications Associate for American Institutes for Research, and passionate waste blogger. What do you do? A better…More


Ten New Members Join Delta Institute’s Associate Board for Another Impactful Year

04.17.18 | Announcements

Guest post by Hannah Slodounik On behalf of the Delta Emerging Leaders (DELs), we are ecstatic to welcome 10 new DELs to our already energetic and robust associate board! We are now a passionate team of 20. This year’s application process was more competitive than ever before. And it served as a reminder that a growing amount of people are…More


Driven Doer: Tim Brown

04.10.18 | Announcements

Welcome to our Driven Doer series! Every month, we highlight the passionate, motivated people who help Delta work toward its vision of achieving a Midwest region in which all communities and landscapes thrive. Meet Tim Brown, co-founder of Delta Institute and President of Tradewater, a company that creates, develops, and implements high value projects that reduce greenhouse gas emissions. What do you do?…More


Myth busters: Top 5 Coal Fallacies

03.08.18 | Announcements

Guest post by Hannah Slodounik, Delta Emerging Leader and Sustainability Coordinator, School of the Art Institute of Chicago Clean coal, new coal plants, increased coal funding, and job opportunities are all unlikely, even under the current administration. Delta Institute’s first Glass Half Full event of the year “The Future of Coal: Separating Fact from Fiction” featured industry panelists with diverse…More


Driven Doer: Katie Yocum Musisi

03.01.18 | Announcements

Welcome to our Driven Doer series! Every month, we highlight the passionate, motivated people who help Delta work toward its vision of achieving a Midwest region in which all communities and landscapes thrive. Meet Katie Yocum Musisi, past Communications & Development Director at Delta Institute, who moves to Peoria, Illinois this spring to be closer to family. What do you…More