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Myth busters: Top 5 Coal Fallacies

Myth busters: Top 5 Coal Fallacies

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...

Driven Doer: Katie Yocum Musisi

Driven Doer: Katie Yocum Musisi

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 &...

Before Zero Waste, We Must Get Back to the Basics

Before Zero Waste, We Must Get Back to the Basics

This week, we were happy to see the release of U.S. PIRG’s report, “Trash in America,” issuing a national call for a move toward zero waste. While a vision of a zero waste future is honorable and exciting, we’ve got some work to do to get there – especially here in...

Driven Doer: April Mendez

Driven Doer: April Mendez

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 April Mendez who co-founded Fresh Coast Capital, an...

What’s next for coal?

What’s next for coal?

Coal has been a recurring topic in our national narrative – is it dying, or is it making a comeback? At the beginning of 2018, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) rejected the Department of Energy’s plan to provide cost recovery for America’s coal and...

Driven Doer: Emily Rhodes

Driven Doer: Emily Rhodes

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 Emily Rhodes who manages projects in the Communities...

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

Media Contacts Katie Musisi, Director, Communications & Development, Delta Institute, 312-651-4344, kmusisi@delta-institute.org Jennifer Caddick, Vice President, Communications & Engagement,​ Alliance for the Great Lakes, 312-445-9760, jcaddick@greatlakes.org...

HOT OFF THE PRESS: 2017 ANNUAL REPORT

HOT OFF THE PRESS: 2017 ANNUAL REPORT

We're pleased to share Together We Thrive, our 2017 annual report. We invite you to read about our recent work promoting regenerative agriculture through the Artisan Grain Collaborative, our community air quality monitoring initiative in four Chicago neighborhoods,...

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