Local protesters told Midwest Energy News they decided to risk arrest in their battle to ban petcoke because they are frustrated with city officials’ approach to the problem.
Two organizations that helped shut down Chicago's last coal plants are taking a closer look at particulate emissions from trucks.
There will be one million more smart thermostats in the Chicago area in five years if a new public-private program launched today meets its goals.
The atmosphere at a gathering of energy experts in Chicago this week was ebullient, with speakers describing a groundswell of innovation that promises to revolutionize the way energy is delivered on the grid.
A coalition of environmental and neighborhood groups say it is "unconscionable" that the Illinois EPA is not following through on an effort to regulate petcoke storage statewide.
Chicago and Minneapolis are among the top 10 cities in the country for having strong energy efficiency policies, according to a new report.
Oil trains are passing through and sitting idle for hours in the same low-income, largely black and Latino Chicago neighborhoods that have been at the center of recent high-profile environmental justice struggles.
A recent announcement that petcoke shipments to Chicago will end largely just consists of a company saying it will comply with city regulations instituted a year ago.
About 1,100 employees of BP's Whiting refinery just outside Chicago went on strike at 12:01 am Sunday.