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Illinois Clean Coal

Energy Secretary Chu Backs FutureGen 'Clean Coal' Project

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

WASHINGTON - U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu says a futuristic coal-burning power plant slated for Illinois that languished under the previous admini...

Blago's Symbolic Parting Gift to Dirty Coal: Will Obama Follow?

Jeff Biggers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Jeff Biggers

Impeachment notwithstanding, Gov. Rod Blagojevich signed a bill this week that will send another $18 million down the "clean coal" rabbit hole in Illinois. The delusional symbolism couldn't be more obvious.