IN THE AIR
Wyoming to Chicago
The connection between Wyoming’s coal mines and Chicago’s citizens is stronger than you’d expect. Coal from Wyoming powers a Chicago plant that pollutes the neighborhood around it. While the company that owns Fisk makes a profit from this coal, the air pollution damages the health of people nearby.
Midwest Generation, LLC
Abt Associates, Inc. for the Clean Air Task Force. Technical Support Document for the Powerplant Impact Estimator Software Tool. July, 2010.
Clean Air Task Force
U.S. Energy Information Administration
Midwest Generation (PDF)
Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway (PDF)
Union Pacific Corporation