Clean Power

De carbón a Diesel, La Villita que Si Puede

CHICAGO, IL – El martes 6 de febrero de 2018, la Organización de Justicia Ambiental de La Villita (LVEJO por sus siglas en inglés) y la comunidad de La Villita en general se sorprendieron al saber que Hilco y el Alcalde Rahm Emanuel propusieron la demolición de la planta de energía de carbón Crawford y […]

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LVEJO statement on passage of Future Energy Jobs Bill

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 1, 2016 LVEJO statement on passage of Future Energy Jobs Bill Contact: Juliana Pino – jpino@lvejo.org, Phone number: 312-344-3143 SPRINGFIELD, IL — The Little Village Environmental Justice Organization (LVEJO) is pleased to announce the passage of the Future Energy Jobs Bill after years of education, hard-fought negotiation, and collaboration through the […]

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Redevelopment ahead for Chicago’s two coal plant sites

Chicago Tribune, Jule Wernau. When Chicago’s last two coal plants shut down two years ago, residents who had lived amid the plants’ pollution were still angry. “You killed my mother,” one woman told the president of Midwest Generation, the coal plants’ owner, at a hearing to determine how to redevelop the sites. Residents in Pilsen […]

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