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Inspired by this week's cover story (in which Kari Lydersen looks at attempts to clean up or shut down
Chicagoland's Chicago's* three massive coal-fired power plants) and Jeff Biggers's Reckoning at Eagle Creek (in which he discusses the long history of "clean coal"), I started delving into the archives of the Tribune.
*In or just outside the city
Here's our cover from this week:
Which looks a lot like this picture from the Daily Tribune (12/23/09) during the days in which "smokeless coal" was the hot topic.
More to come, hopefully. Here's Jeff Biggers discussing his book; Lydersen profiled Biggers for the Reader in January.