Posts Tagged with "Fisk"

Chicago’s Week Of Action Against Bank Of America

Tuesday, December 13, 2011

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Chicago’s Week Of Action Against Bank Of America

Last week, RAN teamed up with Pilsen Environmental Rights and Reform Organization, Occupy Chicago, and Reverend Billy for a week of action against B of A highlighting the bank’s $4.3 billion dollars invested in the coal industry and its impacts on local communities in Chicago. The week started out with a visit to Bank of [...]

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Greetings From The Bank Of America Chicago Marathon Health & Fitness Expo!

Friday, October 7, 2011

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Greetings From The Bank Of America Chicago Marathon Health & Fitness Expo!

Greetings from the Bank of America Chicago Marathon Health & Fitness Expo! I’m here manning a booth with RAN Chicago volunteers to get the word out about Bank of America’s financing of the filthiest polluting coal plants in Chicago. That’s right, when 45,000 runners join the Bank of America-funded Chicago marathon this weekend, the route [...]

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Bank Of America Sponsors Marathon That Runs Past Chicago’s Dirtiest Coal Plant, Which Also Happens To Be Funded By Bank Of America

Wednesday, October 5, 2011

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Bank Of America Sponsors Marathon That Runs Past Chicago’s Dirtiest Coal Plant, Which Also Happens To Be Funded By Bank Of America

Sponsoring local community events is a tried and true PR maneuver for corporate polluters who otherwise would find it hard to get much sympathy from the communities they’re poisoning. Bank of America may not be directly involved in business operations that cause pollution, but it is certainly bankrolling them. And so it seems the Bank [...]

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Old Coal Plants Like Chicago’s Fisk and Crawford Are Stopping The American Renewal

Friday, July 22, 2011

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Old Coal Plants Like Chicago’s Fisk and Crawford Are Stopping The American Renewal

The US is facing an incredible amount of challenges: rising health care costs, crumbling infrastructure from coast to coast, and a stumbling economy, leaving millions out of work. In Chicago, the Crawford plant in Little Village, and the Fisk plant in Pilsen, both owned by Midwest Generation, bring the problems of public health, the economy, [...]

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Chicago for Clean Power

Wednesday, February 16, 2011

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Chicago for Clean Power

Guest blogger, Liz Nerat from RAN Chicago, writes about their campaign work to pass a Clean Power Ordinance and retire Fisk power plant in Chicago

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