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Clean Coal Project Makes Another Push for Chicago

June 9, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

By Matt Baker

For the second time this year, the Illinois General Assembly has approved legislation for a $3 billion energy facility. Chicago Clean Energy would be a gasification plant designed to produce substitute natural gas from coal and industrial byproducts. Chicago Clean Energy is an initiative of Leucadia National Corporation, the proponents of the first bill. The gas plant site at 115th and Burley Avenue on the city’s south side is a 140-acre brownfield, the former site of a coke manufacturing plant that went bankrupt in 2001.
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