Obama Center in Chicago Could Come To a Screeching Halt

A federal judge in Chicago allowed a lawsuit to proceed against former President Barack Obama’s $500 million Presidential Center today. Three environmentalists with the group Protect Our Parks and other opponents are involved in litigation to prevent the construction. According to the Washington Examiner, the plaintiffs assert in their lawsuit that the city of Jackson…

PETA wants larger rat population for Chicago

The city of Chicago has finally received permission from the Environmental Protection Agency to use dry ice to kill the city’s growing rat population. According to The Daily Caller, during August of last year, the city implemented a program to use dry ice that would suffocate underground rats while boxes filled with rodent food laced…

Environmentalists seek to obstruct mayo factory expansion

The parent company of Hellmans and Best Foods mayonnaise (Unilever) broke ground on an expansion of their production facility near Chicago recently. According to the Chicago Tribune, the company’s present factory employs 200 people, but when the expansion is complete the facilities will have the potential to create 80 to 120 new jobs. Not surprisingly,…