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Congratulations Cindy!

03.15.18 | In the News

We are pleased to share that Cindy Winland, Senior Fellow at Delta Institute, has been inducted into the American Planning Association – Illinois Chapter 2018 FAICP. Election to Fellow is one of the highest honors that the American Institute of Certified Planners bestows upon a member. Fellowship is granted to planners who have been members of AICP and have achieved excellence…More

Delta Institute, Michigan City Sanitary District, and Alliance for the Great Lakes Launch Effort to Reduce Pollution from Stormwater in Michigan City with Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Funding

12.20.17 | In the News

Media Contacts Katie Musisi, Director, Communications & Development, Delta Institute, 312-651-4344, Jennifer Caddick, Vice President, Communications & Engagement,​ Alliance for the Great Lakes, 312-445-9760, Michael Kuss, General Manager, MI City Sanitary District, (219) 874-7799,   Michigan City, IN (December 20, 2017) — With a $500,000 grant by the U.S. EPA Great Lakes Restoration Initiative, Delta Institute will partner…More

Delta Institute Awarded Grant to Help Farmers Reduce Pollution in the Rabbit River Watershed

12.08.17 | In the News

An article published in MLive announces that Delta Institute and the Allegan Conservation District received a grant of $465,402 from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Great Lakes Restoration Initiative over a three-year period to help farmers implement conservation practices in the Rabbit River Watershed. Together, Delta and the Allegan Conservation District, will help farmers install best management practices in the watershed…More

Sebewaing hears overview for master plan work

11.16.17 | In the News

An article in Huron County View covers the Village of Sebewaing’s November 6th council meeting where Cindy Winland and Emily Rhodes of Delta Institute presented an overview of their work updating Sebewaing’s Master Plan. The update is funded by a pass-through grant originating with NOAA (National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration) and going through the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (MI-DEQ). At the…More

Citizen devices tracking Chicago’s pollution hot spots

11.15.17 | In the News

In an article published in the Chicago Tribune, written by investigative environmental reporter, Michael Hawthorne, shares how Delta Institute along with four community groups,  are working to gather data and monitor air-quality in four Chicago neighborhoods. Chicago based community groups involved in the project include, Alliance for a Greener South Loop, Southeast Environmental Task Force, Little Village Environmental Justice Organization (LVEJO), and…More

Steel City Salvage to host building material pop-up market Saturday

11.03.17 | In the News

An article published in NWI Times excites the Gary community with details about the Steel City Salvage Pop-Up Shop. Eve Pytel, Programs Director at Delta, shares that this first Pop-Up Shop will help to inform future events as community members can share what materials they are interested in. Eve promised that the event would intrigue those interested in admiring Gary, Indiana’s forgotten…More