Issues and Campaigns

Ban Petcoke

[vc_row type=”0″][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_gallery type=”flexslider_fade” interval=”5″ images=”1273,1261,1262,1271,1272,1268,1269,1238,1239,1256,1172″ onclick=”link_image” custom_links_target=”_self” img_size=”large”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Southeast Side Coalition to Ban Petcoke   Residents of the South East Side of Chicago who have come together to rid the neighborhood from the fugitive dust from Petcoke stored in their neighborhood. Petcoke: the fine dust produced as a byproduct of oil refining, currently sits in

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[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Green Economic Industrial Corridor (GEIC) Mission The mission of the Green Economic Industrial Corridor is to bring revitalization to the Calumet Region through redevelopment that addresses the past and ensures the future for its residents. This revitalization will provide job creation and business opportunities while improving the environmental health and safety of the region

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EJ Principles

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Southeast Chicago Environmental Justice Principles Greater Southeast Chicago has the potential to be a hub for post-industrial innovation and community based revival for a new industrial revolution that includes clean energy and green jobs. This document acts as a follow up to the Calumet Area Land Use Plan, Millennium Reserve Vision, and Calumet Area

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Inside the War on Coal

The Southeast Environmental Task Force joined the Sierra Club in their Beyond Coal campaign. Guest story via Politico: How Mike Bloomberg, red-state businesses, and a lot of Midwestern lawyers are changing American energy faster than you think. By Michael Grunwald The war on coal is not just political rhetoric, or a paranoid fantasy concocted by

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The United States Government Leads in Crimes Against the Planet:

Guest Editorial: The United States Government Leads in Crimes Against the Planet: Obama Approves 30 Million Acres for Drilling World Can’t Wait, Bay Area | May 29, 2015 “For a leader who has made fighting climate change a priority, President Barack Obama’s decision to approve Royal Dutch Shell’s return to oil and gas exploration off

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