Coal-Fired Power Plants

Mayor Rahm Emanuel

Emanuel Unveils Plans To Redevelop Sites Of Coal Plants, Old Asphalt Factory

Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Saturday unveiled plans to redevelop three old industrial sites on the Southwest Side – including the two infamous coal plants that closed last month.

CBS Chicago–09/22/2012

Fisk Power Plant

Chicago’s Last 2 Coal Plants To Shut Down Early

Chicago’s last coal-fired power plants will close earlier than expected.


Fisk Power Plant

Report: Power Plant Owner Could Abandon lllinois

A published report says the Midwest Generation power company may leave Illinois altogether after closing two of its old coal-fired plants in Chicago.

CBS Chicago–03/02/2012

Fisk Power Plant

2 SW Side Coal Plants Agree To Shut Down Early

Two controversial coal-fired power plants in Chicago reportedly are being phased out.

CBS Chicago–02/29/2012

Coal-Fired Power Plant

Pilsen, Little Village Residents Sue Over Coal Plant Pollution

Residents of the Little Village and Pilsen neighborhoods have filed class-action lawsuits against two coal-fired power plants.

CBS Chicago–01/18/2012

Fisk Power Plant

Mayor Has Sharp Words On Coal-Fired Power Plants

Mayor Rahm Emanuel has some sharp words for the operator of two coal-burning power plants in the area.

CBS Chicago–07/29/2011

Clean Air Sign

Clean Power Advocates Protest At City Hall

Some Chicago aldermen are getting coal in their stockings today.

CBS Chicago–12/08/2010