City Says Air Quality Tests Show Botched Smokestack Demolition In Little Village Caused 'No Apparent Health Risk'"We have no reason to believe the implosion emitted additional toxic materials into the surrounding community," CDPH Commissioner Dr. Allison Arwady said.
Community Demands Answers In Wake Of Little Village Smokestack ImplosionIn Little Village on Sunday, community members marched and demanded to know the results of an air quality test after a smokestack implosion.
Activists Want Mayor Lori Lightfoot To Force Developer Out Of Little Village After Smokestack Demolition Blankets Neighborhood In DustCommunity activists and elected officials in Little Village and North Lawndale are demanding Mayor Lori Lightfoot be held accountable for the demolition gone wrong.
City Investigating After Dust Cloud Blankets Little Village Following Crawford Power Plant Smokestack Implosion"The health and safety of our residents is our top priority, which is why what happened earlier today was simply unacceptable," Mayor Lightfoot said.
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.
Chicago's Last 2 Coal Plants To Shut Down EarlyChicago's last coal-fired power plants will close earlier than expected.
Report: Power Plant Owner Could Abandon lllinoisA published report says the Midwest Generation power company may leave Illinois altogether after closing two of its old coal-fired plants in Chicago.
Clean Power Advocates Protest At City HallSome Chicago aldermen are getting coal in their stockings today.