Chicago Chief Sustainability Officer Angela Tovar and Ald. Patrick Daley Thompson (11) during a meeting of the City Council zoning committee

An ordinance proposed by Mayor Lori Lightfoot setting new regulations for would-be industrial developers stalled on Tuesday following a barrage of criticism on multiple fronts from aldermen who thought the ordinance goes too far, does not go far enough or would put too much regulatory power in the hands of “bureaucrats” beholden to the mayor.

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