Illinois Governor Pat Quinn is pushing forward with plans to mothball state correctional facilities, despite inmate crowding that has forced state corrections officials to convert gymnasiums into dormitories.
The list of facilities on the closure...
May 11, 2007 — For years, researchers studying the effects of climate change on agriculture have focused on two big issues: the availability of water and the impact of increasing carbon dioxide levels in our atmosphere. Carbon dioxide released from our cars and factories is the number one cause of global warming. But scientists have long theorized that more of the gas in the atmosphere could actually help grow bigger plants. New research is challenging that assumption. David Sommerstein went to the breadbasket in Illinois to learn more. Go to full article
Mar 03, 2006 — Yesterday David Sommerstein reported on some of the claims by those who oppose industrial-sized wind farms. One in particular caught him attention. He spoke with Martha Foley about a wind farm in Illinois. Go to full article