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 Join Cook County and hundreds of millions of people around the world by turning off your lights to commemorate Earth Hour on March 28th from 8:30 to 9:30. Want to do more to reduce your carbon footprint? Click here for 27 Ways To Celebrate Earth Hour. Visit the Word Wildlife Fund for more […]

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Cook County earned a national achievement award for saving a whopping $2.5 million dollars in energy costs.

The award was presented in May by the National Association of Counties in recognition of Cook County’s successful efforts to significantly reduce energy consumption. The county won in the category of “Environmental Protection and Energy” […]

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Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle announced today that Provident Hospital has been awarded LEED (Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design) Silver certification status, an important environmental rating given to eco-friendly buildings that meet rigorous sustainability standards.

Provident Hospital is now a more sustainable facility that will operate with lower energy costs. Construction to the […]

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