Protesters Object To Crawford Power Plant Demolition Plan In Little VillageResidents of Little Village on Wednesday staged a protest, objecting to Mayor Lori Lightfoot's decision to restart demolition of a power plant in their neighborhood.
Lightfoot On Plant Implosion: 'Taking Vigorous Action To Hold Developer, Contractor Accountable'"While we are taking vigorous action to hold the developer and its subcontractors accountable and protect the health and safety of our local residents, we are also laying the groundwork to ensure failures like this never happen again."
Stop Work Order Issued For Demolition At Crawford Power Plant After Dust Cloud Blankets Area Following Smokestack ImplosionChicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot has issued a stop work order for any demolition activities at the Crawford Power Plant after a dust cloud blanketed the Little Village neighborhood Saturday following a smokestack implosion at the plant.
Architecture Group Lists Most Endangered Sites In ChicagoAn architectural preservation group has released its annual list of most endangered buildings in Chicago, including a pair of shuttered power plants and a turn-of-the century industrial park.
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.
2 SW Side Coal Plants Agree To Shut Down EarlyTwo controversial coal-fired power plants in Chicago reportedly are being phased out.
Protesters Want Mayor, City Council To Pass 'Clean Power Ordinance'Demonstrators sang outside Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s office at City Hall on Tuesday to make their case for passage of an ordinance that could force the closure of coal power plants in Chicago.
City Council Committee OKs Lead Pollution OrdinanceImagine sending your kids to school every day not knowing if the air they're breathing could harm them. That's what parents of students at Perez Elementary School in Pilsen have been struggling with.