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Protecting the Southeast Side and All of Chicago

Henry Henderson | Posted 12.03.2014 | Chicago
Henry Henderson

Just think, what the Southeast Side of Chicago look like if not for the Southeast Environmental Task Force's advocacy and leadership?

Hundreds Rally Against New Chicago Coal Plant

Mary Anne Hitt | Posted 09.15.2012 | Green
Mary Anne Hitt

These residents are against this planned facility because of the pollution it would bring -- not to mention what a poor plan it is to build another dirty coal facility after the city just announced the closure of Chicago's two ancient Fisk and Crawford coal plants.

Have Cattle Producers Been Romney-ed?

Mike Callicrate | Posted 03.26.2012 | Business
Mike Callicrate

Sale of National Beef looks a lot like a Bain Capital maneuver. Did National Beef 's cattlemen owners just get "Romney-ed"? John Miller, National...

Governor Quinn OKs State's First Coal-To-Gas Plant

Posted 09.12.2011 | Chicago

Illinois Governor Pat Quinn Wednesday signed legislation OKing a proposed plant that would convert coal to natural gas, the state's first of its kind,...

Quinn Vetoes Coal Plant Bailouts

Jack Darin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Jack Darin

Quinn has long been a champion for clean energy and for consumers, and the special interest legislation for Leucadia and Power Holdings were bad for both.

Big Coal Feeding Frenzy In Springfield

Jack Darin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Jack Darin

As the clock winds down on the lame duck Illinois General Assembly, two out-of-state coal companies are asking to put ratepayers and businesses on the hook for a bailout of their risky projects.