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Winds halt flights at O'Hare airport

CHICAGO (AP) - High winds have forced authorities to stop flights at O'Hare International Airport in Chicago. A spokeswoman for the Chicago Department of Aviation says officials issued a temporary ground stop at O'Hare on Tuesday, meaning no flights are departing. Aviation Department spokeswoman Karen Pride says more...

5 years 1 month ago

EPA: Limit plane deicing chemical runoff

Every winter, airports across the country spray millions of gallons of deicing chemicals onto airliners and allow the runoff to trickle away. When the chemicals end up in nearby waterways, the deicing fluid can turn streams bright orange and create dead zones for aquatic life. The practice is legal,...

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