The Student Newspaper of DePaul University

The DePaulia

The Student Newspaper of DePaul University

The DePaulia

The Student Newspaper of DePaul University

The DePaulia

Research technician Carissa Dressel isolates cells in a laboratory experiment in DePaul’s McGowan North Building on Friday, April 19, 2024. Professor Margaret Bell supervises students who are researching the effects of forever chemicals like PCBs and PFAS in the brain.

Biden Administration to mandate limitation of ‘forever chemicals’

Rose O'Keeffe, Asst. News Editor April 21, 2024

Most people in the United States have PFAS chemicals in their blood, according to the Centers for Disease Control. That includes Chicagoans who get their water from Lake Michigan.  To address this...

Technology now in limited use removes about 90 percent of carbon dioxide from the smokestacks of coal-fired power plants, but energy experts say cost remains the chief obstacle to bringing the “clean coal” touted by President Donald Trump into the mainstream. (Brandon Camp/The Associated Press)

Trump administration repeals Clean Power Plan

Emily McTavish October 16, 2017

In an effort to roll back policies from former President Barack Obama’s administration, Scott Pruitt, administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), announced last week that the Clean Power...

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