People's Hearing on Chicago Clean Power Ordinance

[ February 14, 2011; 10:00 am to 12:00 pm. ] FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 31, 2011 Ald. Moore to Hold City Council Hearing On Chicago Clean Power Ordinance CHICAGO – Alderman Joe Moore (49th) will convene an ad hoc City Council hearing on the Chicago Clean Power Ordinance on February 14th. Moore is the chief sponsor of the Clean Power Ordinance that would clean up pollution from the coal […] . . . → Read More: City Council Hearing on Chicago Clean Power Ordinance

Impacts, Leucadia Coal Gasification Plant

Impacts, Leucadia Coal Gasification Plant MEMORANDUM To:  Illinois State Senators From: Sierra Club Subject:  SB3388- Leucadia Coal Gasification Plant Date: December 15, 2010 _____________________________________________________________________________________ Leucadia is proposing to build a coal gasification plant on the South side of Chicago. This is a $2.97 billion dollar project that poses enormous economic and environmental risks to the greater Chicago land area. This coal plant would […] . . . → Read More: Impacts, Leucadia Coal Gasification Plant

Proposed $3 billion Synthetic Gas Plant, Chicago's SW Side

Leucadia National Corp to build a USD 3 billion gas plant Sunday, 23 Jan, 2011 Chicago Tribune reported that a monitor at George Washington High School on the Southeast Side shows that air in the neighborhood has the distinction of containing the state’s highest levels of toxic heavy metals, chromium and cadmium, as well as sulfates, which […] . . . → Read More: Proposed $3 billion Synthetic Gas Plant, Chicago’s SW Side