Thursday, February 18, 2010

Another Contaminated Demolition site

These photos are of the IEPA (Illinois Evironmental Protection Agency), inspecting the North Shore School demolition site for contaminants that could poison residents of Rogers Park.


IEPA inspecting the demolition of the North Shore School in Rogers Park IEPA inspecting the demolition of the North Shore School in Rogers Park IEPA inspecting the demolition of the North Shore School in Rogers Park

The demolition was ordered to stop, but Swanette Triem, had it continued over the evenings and weekends when the IEPA would not be watching. this poisoned the air of thousands of nearby residents with asbestos and other hazardous substances. Alderman Joe Moore approved the rezoning, then demolition after accepting campaign contributions. You can read more about this here: http://rp1000.blogspot.com/2010/02/its-time-to-revisit.html.




relevant links:

IEPA at North Shore School

Spreading Asbestos in the Air
North Shore School - Before and After

Memories of North Shore School

North Shore School
1217 W. Chase Avenue Chicago, IL. 60626

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