Fighting a New Coal Plant in Chicago

Chicago Tonight (on WTTW) had this recent story about a new coal power plant on the south side of Chicago, just down the road from us.

Chicago Tonight: Chicago Clean Energy Project

After a long fight, the last two coal plants in the City of Chicago are about to close down. But a new coal plant within the city may soon open. Proponents say this coal plant will produce clean energy, provide jobs and ensure rate stability to utility customers. But others say there’s nothing “clean” about the project, and it could end up adding hundreds of dollars to your natural gas bill. It has quietly turned into a contentious battle, and on Tuesday, the emotions ran high as both sides tried to make their case. Read more…

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