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Powered by Cincopa Video Hosting.Watch the Impacts of Coal Mining in Illinois Photos are from EJC delegations to central and southern Illinois Learn more about longwall mining and the impacts of coal on Illinois communities by watching the video below, and visiting: Illinois Coal Hidden Costs Who’s Behind the Scenes “Clean Coal”? It Doesn’t Exist! […]
Lessons from the fight to shut down Chicago’s Coal Plants Book reading and discussion with author / journalist Kari Lydersen The closing of Chicago’s coal plants is a fascinating story on many levels, a story that continues two years after the historic shutdown. Join EJC and other organizations who participated in the campaign to close […]
At every coal plant tested in Illinois, the ash contaminants are found in the groundwater. Every single one. Tell the Illinois Pollution Control Board you want them to pass the strongest rules possible to protect Illinois’ environment and communities by signing this petition by Prairie Rivers Network.
And … You thought it was inexpensive! In our modern world of electric cars, convenience appliances and instant communication, clean, reliable and inexpensive electricity is our everyday lifeline to a high functioning society. Yet, coal continues to generate a significant amount of the electricity used by Illinois residents. In fact, coal-powered electricity is essential to […]