I'm not that cynical. But clearly the city's journey to become "the greenest in America" remains in its infancy.
Chicago has yet to deploy basic recycling to all homes. The city struggles to demonstrate any real leadership on keeping the carp outta the Great Lakes. Then there's the basic issue of water quality:
Q: Will you publicly support disinfecting the sewage effluent that is pumped into the Chicago-area waterways?
A (via Rahm Emanuel): Disinfection is a standard practice around the country and is long overdue in Chicago.