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Smokestacks

May 8, 2017

Poor overall environmental quality linked to elevated cancer rates

Air pollution most closely linked to cancer rates

The Freshwater Lab logo

April 20, 2017

Summit to examine issues confronting Great Lakes

UIC’s Freshwater Lab convenes officials, researchers, citizens

Freshwater Lab logo

November 10, 2016

Environmental policy center to convene Great Lakes mayors

Freshwater Lab’s May 2017 summit to address region’s basin issues

Winners of the EPA Campus RainWorks Challenge

September 24, 2015

UIC students present storm water plan at international conference

Team includes students in engineering, urban planning, earth sciences

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April 22, 2015

Sharing water across political, cultural boundaries

Leaders to sign pact at ‘Water After Borders’ summit

Chicago buildings in River North

April 16, 2015

Sharing water across political, geographical boundaries

Two-day summit brings Great Lakes, Middle East together to talk strategies

Water after Borders logo

April 14, 2015

Mayors from Great Lakes, Middle East to sign water pact

‘Sister Waters’ partnership signed April 24 at UIC

drain pipe releasing water

April 9, 2015

Combined sewer systems lead to risk of illness after heavy rains

Contamination of drinking water may be to blame for health problems

"Lake Michigan 42." Blue/black water and ice from above. Photo: Jessica Pierotti.

April 7, 2015

Art exhibit spotlights water issues

April 23 reception opens online exhibition, UIC summit

Water after Borders logo

March 26, 2015

Great Lakes, Middle East leaders gather for water summit

Sharing water across political, geographical, cultural boundaries