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Help the environment, save Jackson Park’s trees and pick new Obama Center site

Aug 05, 2019 - Chicago Sun-Times

Choosing an already accessible site is fiscally and environmentally smarter than taxing Illinois residents millions of dollars to destroy irreplaceable trees. In the interest of fiscal and environmental responsibility, Mayor Lori Lightfoot should declare Jackson Park off-limits to construction and spare the hundreds of historic trees slated for clear-cutting.

Trees help Chicago offset global warming.

Tom Stapleton, Glendale, California

Certainly, America once used to be ...