Construction work paused at Brighton Park migrant camp after environmental review revealed contaminants

Posted on AllSides December 4th, 2023
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Chicago paused construction of a migrant tent camp in Brighton Park on Monday after an environmental report found high levels of mercury and other dangerous contaminants on the vacant lot. "The State has temporarily paused construction at the Brighton Park site pending IEPA's review of the environmental report. IEPA has some outstanding questions they are hopeful they can work through today," Gov. J.B. Pritzker's (D-IL) spokeswoman, Jordan Abudayyeh, told CBS in an email. VENEZUELA VOTES TO CLAIM REGION IN OIL-RICH GUYANA, RAISING FEARS OF CONFLICT Last week, workers were slated...

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