13 Sep '11, 4pm

Sierra Club launches ad campaign against two filthy, deadly coal plants in Chicago: Get on it, Mayor Emanuel.

Sierra Club launches ad campaign against two filthy, deadly coal plants in Chicago: Get on it, Mayor Emanuel.

Sierra Club has launched an ad campaign to raise public awareness about the health risks of Chicago's Fisk and Crawford coal-fired power plants. Ads in 100 CTA trains, newspapers, and a billboard all feature 6-year-old Peter Wasserman, who lives next to the Crawford coal plant in Little Village and is afflicted with asthma. The Sierra Club and local health and community groups have been calling on Mayor Emanuel to protect kids like Peter from asthma and other health problems caused by Chicago's polluting, outdated coal plants.

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