Dan Weissmann

Reporter, Sustainability

SHORT BIO

Dan Weissmann is a reporter for WBEZ in Chicago.

Latest Stories (232)

Chipotle goes GMO-free, except for the meat

Apr 27, 2015
Animals raised on a GMO-free diet are too hard to come by.

Slimmer cable bundles rattle media companies

Apr 22, 2015
Content companies say Verizon can't legally offer a package with fewer channels.

This store sold $5 million in lottery tickets last year

Apr 20, 2015
Lucky Mart barely sells anything else.

Why markets freaked when Bloomberg crashed

Apr 17, 2015
An outage at the financial-data giant shows how much some traders rely on it.

Big coal gets its day in court against the EPA

Apr 16, 2015
A federal court in Washington hears a challenge to the EPA's Clean Power Plan.

Can YouTube get us to pay for ad-free cat videos?

Apr 9, 2015
Google plans to offer an ad-free version of YouTube, for a monthly fee.

The environmental cost of corn

Apr 6, 2015
Plowing more land for corn means a bigger carbon footprint.

How billiards created the modern world

Apr 3, 2015
Early promoters needed a substitute for ivory billiard balls. Result? Plastics.

A new credit score gives credit for paying phone bills

Apr 2, 2015
Still in a pilot phase, the new score would help people with no credit cards.

Restaurant raises prices and pay, and ends tipping

Apr 1, 2015
As Seattle's minimum wage starts a gradual rise, Ivar's takes a radical path.