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Futuregen Stimulus Bill

Obama May Revive FutureGen Coal Project, Cost Could Be $2.3B

AP | H. JOSEF HEBERT and HENRY C. JACKSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The price tag for a futuristic coal-burning power plant that President Barack Obama is thinking of reviving seems to still be going...

Come Home, Dick Durbin: Come Clean on FutureGen

Jeff Biggers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Jeff Biggers

As the nation comes to grips with the need to shift our focus to non-fossil fuel sources of energy, it is disappointing to see Sen. Durbin turn into a cheerleader for the "Dirtiest Wing" of the coal industry.

Stimulus Bill Shortchanges Chicago Transit, State Has $700M Wish List

The Huffington Post | Ben Goldberger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

With Congress set to vote Friday on the nearly $800 billion economic stimulus package, details have seeped out about how the money will be divided. It...