Friday, June 18, 2010

Unwanted sludge-treatment plant may cost taxpayers $217 million

Subject: txt grn engry - Waste:
Local officials acknowledge that a giant sewage-cooking machine in west suburban Stickney is a waste of money, but they have decided to move ahead anyway with a project that could cost Chicago and Cook County taxpayers $217 million. Once billed as an innovative way to turn the region's sewage sludge into fertilizer, the project is a decade behind schedule...



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