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Chicago’s energy deal: An “F” for fracking?

WBEZ: Curious Citizen Janice Thomson does not consider herself an environmentalist. "Environmentalist has this different kind of connotation,' said the northsider. "I think of environmentalists as people who go hiking. And I don't. But I'm obviously concerned about impacts on our earth, our air, our ability to grow food.' After five years living in Brussels, Belgium she got used to regular media coverage of climate change and renewable energy. Back in the U.S., even a record low in arctic sea ice...