On October 26, 2017, EPA responded to an approximate 1.5-mile mystery oil spill
On October 26, 2017, EPA responded to an approximate 1.5-mile mystery oil spill on the South Fork Chicago River (a.k.a. Bubbly Creek) which generally flows to the South Branch of the Chicago River and the Chicago Sanitary & Ship Canal. More Information
EPA honors Chicago area teacher for environmental education
EPA honored a Chicago area teacher for her exceptional contributions to environmental education and stewardship. More Information
EPA Cites S.H. Bell for Manganese Air Pollution in Chicago
EPA issued a notice of violation against S.H. Bell Co. for excessive manganese emissions from the company’s southeast Chicago facility. More Information.
EPA announced a $120,000 grant
to the Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) for a project to assess the health of the Waukegan Harbor Area of Concern on Lake Michigan. More Information
EPA in Illinois
EPA's work in Illinois is managed from our Region 5 office in Chicago, Illinois. Learn more about EPA Region 5.