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Most of the time this newsletter contains information on environmental issues — such as the last one addressing the question of best disposal of food waste — or new initiatives at the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District. But now and then I delve into the political realm because, in so many aspects of our environmental, social, and economic lives, that's where the action is.
Please, then, bear with me and we'll be back on the blue (and green) track soon.
The March 18 Democratic primary in Cook County — for which early voting begins today — may well shape the future leadership and direction of the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District (MWRD). MWRD is an obscure agency with a billion-dollar budget and a vital mission. Ten candidates are vying for three seats on the Board — so every vote matters.