Fisk and Crawford will close this September…

Yesterday, Midwest Generation, the company that owns the Fisk and Crawford coal fired power plants announced they would be closing the plants ahead of the proposed December 2012 deadline for Fisk and the December 2014 deadline for Crawford. This is yet again a victory for the decade long campaign lead in the Pilsen neighborhood by PERRO.

For more details see the following links…

http://www.midwestenergynews.com/2012/05/02/chicago-coal-plants-to-shut-down-sooner-than-expected/

http://articles.chicagotribune.com/2012-05-02/news/chi-midwest-generation-to-close-2-chicago-coal-plants-20120502_1_fisk-and-crawford-coal-plants-environmental-groups

Note the reference in the following to the PERRO meeting last month…

http://progressillinois.com/news/content/2012/05/03/chicago-coal-plant-shut-downs-pushed-forward

http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/05/03/utilities-edisoninternational-coal-idUSL1E8G3JM520120503

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