Big Coal’s War Against the Urban Poor. The Southside of Chicago has two of the largest coal plants in the country in low income communities of color ripe with an asthma epidemic. Who’s down to take direct action to shut down these plants?
Southeast Side leaders to air concerns on coal gasification plant
Southeast Side community leaders, angry that they were not asked to weigh in on a proposed plant that would turn coal into synthetic gas, have called a meeting Thursday to discuss the project’s environmental and economic impacts.