UPDATE: We sent this letter to our followers on Friday, June 2, 2017, the day after President Trump announced that the U.S. will exit the Paris climate agreement. With climate change impacts, threats, and strained resources, we can no longer deny the urgent need to address the problems that our communities and landscapes face. At Delta, we see the consequences…More
Delta’s Eve Pytel is quoted in this blog post from Control Solutions. She explains why large scale, urban greening projects are attracting significant attention and funding from government agencies, private investors and nonprofits.
In May’s Update, we introduce you to Samuel Corona, an activist for the Southeast Environmental Task Force in Chicago, our project that’s helping Chicagoans collect the data they need to fight for clean air, and announce invite you to two June events. Read more.
Chicago is a city that was built on factories, steel mills, refineries, and transportation. That history led to progress at the expense of the air we breathe, the water we drink, and the ground on which we live. While coal power plants no longer operate in the city and much of the large, polluting factories have left, health concerns remain…More
This Daily Herald article quotes Delta’s support for a recently approved 25-acre composting facility in Cook County. Read and watch Eve Pytel’s full testimony here.
Delta Institute presented the below statement before the Cook County Board with regard to the Patriot Acres LLC special use permit request. Good morning, my name is Eve Pytel, and I’m a director at Chicago-based environmental nonprofit Delta Institute. Delta Institute supports Patriot Acres’ special use permit request to operate an organic materials recycling facility, which will convert landscape trimmings…More