Gov. JB Pritzker Signs Massive Green Energy Bill That Requires Carbon Emission Reductions, Bails Out Two Nuclear PlantsGov. JB Pritzker on Wednesday signed sweeping clean energy legislation that sets goals to make Illinois carbon-free by 2050, and staves off the closure of two of the state’s six nuclear plants.
Little Village Mother Wins Environmental PrizeA Chicago mother from the Southwest Side is being honored today with the Goldman Environmental Prize for North America for her fight to clean-up the air in and around the Little Village neighborhood.
Emanuel Unveils Plans To Redevelop Sites Of Coal Plants, Old Asphalt FactoryMayor 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.
End Of Era: Chicago Coal Plants Shutting DownAn era is ending in Chicago: The last two coal-fired generating plants are in the process of shutting down over the next few weeks.
Chicago's Last 2 Coal Plants To Shut Down EarlyChicago's last coal-fired power plants will close earlier than expected.
Greenpeace Activists Arrested After Climbing Down Pilsen Smokestack Eight protesters who spent more than 24 hours on a perch on a power plant smokestack on the city’s Near West Side were arrested as soon as they came down Wednesday morning in bad weather.