This year, I found it invigorating to see the award go to Kimberly Wasserman Nieto, who is one of the most committed and determined leaders in the long fight waged in my city to close Chicago's Fisk and Crawford coal plants.
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After ten years of gritty and determined grassroots work, communities in Chicago triumphed over the corporate polluter in their back yard.
After decades of pushing back against public fury, basic economics, and the Clean Air Act, Chicago's dinosaur coal plants are on their way out.
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 ...
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