Operation Silver Shovel

An unfolding federal investigation in Chicago has revealed some politicians profited while illegal waste sites piled high in city neighborhoods. Before it’s all over, as many as 40 people could be indicted in the undercover probe called ”Operation Silver Shovel.” While the prosecutors are completing their work, the illegal waste sites remain. Now the effort to clean up the dumps is turning into a political mess as well. The Great Lakes Radio Consortium’s Shirley Jahad reports from Chicago: