Monthly Archives: December 2012

Punished for growing native plants in Chicago

December 30, 2012 Why is the City of Chicago fining people for growing native plants? I got a couple of surprises last week. The first was when the Fastest Talking Woman in Horticulture, Jennifer Brennan, walked into the studio with … Continue reading

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It’s a Wonderful Slice

December 23, 2012 “It’s a Wonderful Slice 2012″…with an all-star cast! It’s that time of year again (and aren’t we glad that the holiday season comes only once a year?), which means that I trot out my annual dismantling of … Continue reading

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Happy Holidays: Environmental Groups Take on IDNR

December 16, 2012 IDNR: “arbitrary and capricious decision” to approve Starved Rock mining permit – in other words, they’re being sued It’s been exactly a year since I first got wind of the plan to site an open pit frac … Continue reading

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