Coal Gasification Plant
CHICAGO | The environmental activists who opposed development of a coal gasification plant at the one-time site of Republic Steel on the city's Southeast Side said Wednesday they support development of an “energy park” to convert existing silos along the Calumet River into a renewable clean …
CHICAGO | Gov. Pat Quinn used his veto power Friday to reject a bill that would have required utility companies to purchase a synthetic natural gas to be made at a proposed plant that was to be built in the East Side neighborhood.
CHICAGO | Gov. Pat Quinn has until Friday to approve a bill that would allow for continued development of a coal gasification plant proposed for the one-time Republic Steel site on the city's East Side.
CHICAGO | The Sierra Club, an environmental activist group, brought some company to the sculpture outside the downtown Thompson Center during a rally Tuesday against a proposed coal gasification plant on the East Side.
CHICAGO | Organized labor leaders and government officials from the city’s Southeast Side urged Gov. Pat Quinn on Monday to approve a bill allowing for the development of a coal gasification plant at the former site of Republic Steel.
CHICAGO | Officials with the group that wants development of a coal gasification plant on the city’s Southeast Side are challenging the estimates offered by critics about how much such a project would cost taxpayers.
CHICAGO | A South Chicago neighborhood resident testified Wednesday before the Illinois Commerce Commission in opposition to the development of a coal gasification plant proposed for the former Republic Steel plant.
CHICAGO | Residents of the city's Southeast Side neighborhoods who oppose construction of a proposed coal gasification plant got to hear Wednesday from residents of another Chicago neighborhood where local residents are fighting against projects with potential for pollution.
CHICAGO | Officials with a coal gasification plant being proposed for construction in the city's East Side neighborhood tried Wednesday to convince residents of the benefits they would derive from cheaper natural gas and creation of jobs in their community.
CHICAGO | Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn on Wednesday signed a bill amid the wreckage of the old LTV steel works on the South Side that will create 1,000 construction jobs and likely result in higher natural gas bills for the state's utility customers.
CHICAGO | Environmental and community activists will converge on the Thompson Center this morning in an effort to urge Gov. Pat Quinn to veto a bill regarding a proposed coal-to-gas plant on the city's Southeast Side.
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