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Ill. adds $10 million to Chicago River cleanup fund
The state of Illinois announced recently that it would contribute $10 million to an effort to disinfect sewage bound for the Chicago River and make the waterway safer and more accessible for recreation, according WBBM Newsradio, a local CBS affiliate.
The contribution is small compared to the $425 million price tag some have estimated for a complete cleanup, but it’s a sign that the river is increasingly seen as a potential environmental and tourism asset instead of a sewer pipe.
Read more at CBS Chicago.
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