For nearly two decades, the self-taught environmental watchdogs have been clamoring for a cleanup of coal plants outside Joliet and Romeoville that are far dirtier than the Chicago generators. Owned by Midwest Generation, the same company that last month shut down the Fisk plant in Pilsen and the Crawford plant in Little Village, the two Will County plants remain among the biggest industrial sources of noxious air pollution that affects the entire region.
Categories: Local Issues
Tags: Will County, Romeoville, Joliet
Will County board members next month will begin talks to map out a budget for 2013.
A draft budget proposed by Will County Executive Larry Walsh shows the county taking in slightly less tax revenue next year than this year while spending slightly more. Board members, will review Walsh's proposal and are expected to approve a budget in November.
Categories: Local Issues, Larry Walsh
Tags: Will County, Larry Walsh
Wednesday, October 17th @ 6:30 pm
16325 Broken Arrow Drive
Tags: Dan Lipinski, Lockport, Homer Township
Categories: National Issues, 11th Congressional Dist.
Tags: Bill Foster, 11th Congressional
Tuesday, October 2, 2012 at 7:00 PM
18 Towncenter Drive, University Park, IL
Tags: Crete, University Park, Monee