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GUEST COMMENTARY: Unplug Hoosier tax for synthetic natural gas

GUEST COMMENTARY: Unplug Hoosier tax for synthetic natural gas

The Indiana NAACP Environmental Climate Justice Program advocates sustainability of our communities. We support energy production that is environmentally and economically cognizant. At the same time, we guard against energy projects that threaten Indiana’s communities, economy and job creati…

April 10, 2013 12:00 am

Environmental group upset coal-to-gas plant advances in Legislature

CHICAGO | An environmental group that opposes a coal-to-gas plant being built in the East Side neighborhood was upset Friday that the Illinois General Assembly approved a bill that allows the project to proceed.

June 01, 2012 12:00 pm

Gasification plant green light could hike NIPSCO rates

State regulators Tuesday approved construction of a coal gasification plant and a 30-year contract for a state agency to buy its output, a move that could raise utility bills for NIPSCO and other utility customers across the state.

November 22, 2011 3:30 pm
Environmental protesters compare selves to those killed in 1937 union massacre

Environmental protesters compare selves to those killed in 1937 union massacre

CHICAGO | About 85 environmental activists and Southeast Side residents concerned about potential pollution from a proposed coal gasification plant compared themselves Saturday to labor union organizers killed during a 1937 protest.

November 19, 2011 8:45 pm Photos

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Illinois casino

Illinois casino

Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn leaves an old steel plant site near 116th and Avenue O on Wednesday in Chicago. After a bill signing there, Quinn said he won't be bullied into accepting an Illinois casino expansion bill in its current form.

July 13, 2011 8:58 pm
Quinn signs bill for South Side gasification plant

Quinn signs bill for South Side gasification plant

Chicago 10th Ward Alderman John Pope, right, greets Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn on Wednesday at the old LTV steel works on the South Side for the signing of Senate Bill 1533.

July 13, 2011 1:40 pm
Quinn signs bill for South Side gasification plant

Quinn signs bill for South Side gasification plant

Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn holds up Senate Bill 1533 after signing it into law Wednesday morning on Chicago's South Side. The Chicago Clean Energy project will bring a green technology gasification plant to the area.

July 13, 2011 1:34 pm
Quinn signs bill for South Side gasification plant

Quinn signs bill for South Side gasification plant

Artist renditions of new plant to be located near 116th and Avenue O in Chicago.

July 13, 2011 1:35 pm
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