25 May '11, 3am

Greenpeace Activists Halt Coal Barge with 2nd Demonstration in Chicago

Greenpeace's attack on coal pollution in Chicago turned out to be two-pronged. Hours after eight activists scaled the 450-foot smokestacks of the Fisk coal-fired power plant -- and not long after we spoke with climber Kelly Mitchell in an illuminating live chat -- eight more activists worked to halt the approach of a coal barge at the city's other major power plant. The activists dropped off a bridge near the Crawford coal plant, and unfurled a banner with "We Can Stop Coal" written in both English in Spanish. While the scene was hectic at Fisk -- check out my reportage from earlier today to learn more -- it was nothing compared to the chaos at Crawford:

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