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Chicago Clean Power Ordinance

City's Coal Plants To Close After Mayor Presents Ultimatum

Posted 02.29.2012 | Chicago

Chicago environmentalists won a hard-fought victory late Tuesday as the city's two coal power plants announced that they will close -- one of them by ...

Rahm Tells Polluting Coal Plants To Clean Up Their Act

Posted 02.22.2012 | Chicago

Mayor Rahm Emanuel has put Chicago's two coal power plants on warning: Either present a plan to clean up their pollution or risk being shut down by th...

Anti-Coal Activists Arrested After Storm Forces Them Off Smokestack

Posted 07.25.2011 | Chicago

UPDATE: The Chicago Sun-Times reports Wednesday morning that activists who had climbed the smokestack of the Fisk Generating Station have come down...

Will Guzzardi

The Runoffs: Under Pressure, An Alderman Changes Course On Coal

HuffingtonPost.com | Will Guzzardi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The smokestack of the Fisk Generating Station in Chicago's Pilsen neighborhood punctuates a long stretch of Cermak Road, belching grey smoke into the ...