Tag Archives: Environmental Justice

Rescheduled Guest Speaker: Michael Tiboris/Lozano Library/February 25, 2017/Saturday @ 3:30 pm/Drinking Water Contamination concerns

P.E.R.R.O. Presentation:

Drinking Water Contamination Concerns

Date: February 25, 2017, Saturday

Where: Lozano Library 1805 S Loomis, Chicago, IL

Time : 3:30 pm-4:30 pm

Guest Speaker: Michael Tiboris, Water Expert


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Cities are morally responsible for removing lead water hazards, but it will be expensive, as well as legally and socially complicated.  What are some short and long-term steps to dealing with the problem, and what does this imply about who is responsible for the safety of urban drinking water?

Michael Tiboris is a Global Water Fellow at the Chicago Council on Global Affairs and Public Fellow for the American Council of Learned Societies.  He writes about water justice and the role of water in foreign policy.  This includes work on fair resource distribution, urban water quality crises, water conflict, and cooperative transboundary resource governance.

Michael Tiboris, Ph.D. ? Fellow, Global Water

Public Fellow, Mellon/American Council of Learned Societies
+1 312-256-8525 | mtiboris@thechicagocouncil.org ? @MichaelTiboris

Community Meeting/1852 W 19th St/November 9th 2016 @ 6:30 pm/Permit Application for new rotary furnace by H Kramer & Co

The Illinois EPA will host a community meeting regarding a permit application by H Kramer & Co. for a new rotary furnace.
Date: November 9th (Wednesday) 2016
Where: 1852 W 19th St, Chicago (National Museum of Mexican Art)
Time: 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Permit application has been extended to December 15th 2016.