"Greenpeace activists have climbed one of the nation’s oldest and dirtiest coal-fired power plants, the Fisk Generating Station, in the heart of Chicago, IL. As a part of the renowned green group’s Quit Coal campaign, the action is intended to draw attention to the immense damage the plant inflicts upon the local community: According to the Clean Air Task Force, the Fisk plant is responsible for killing 15 Chicago residents a year, it afflicts thousands more with respiratory illnesses, and has cost the city over $1 billion in health care costs since 2002.”

"Greenpeace activists have climbed one of the nation’s oldest and dirtiest coal-fired power plants, the Fisk Generating Station, in the heart of Chicago, IL. As a part of the renowned green group’s Quit Coal campaign, the action is intended to draw attention to the immense damage the plant inflicts upon the local community: According to the Clean Air Task Force, the Fisk plant is responsible for killing 15 Chicago residents a year, it afflicts thousands more with respiratory illnesses, and has cost the city over $1 billion in health care costs since 2002.”