Update: Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced on Feb. 29, 2012 that the Fisk and Crawford plants are to be retired. To see an updated version of the story, check out the Timeline version I created.
The city’s coal-fired power plants have been the center of controversy for years. From Environmental Protection Agency standards, to the Clean Air Act, to being called out as the city’s largest causes of pollution, where have the last 10 years of Fisk and Crawford taken Chicago? What’s next?