Fed-up residents on South, West sides fight City Hall over influx of polluters

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Pictured Above: chicago.suntimes.com, Kimberly Wasserman, executive director of the Little Village Environmental Justice Organization, wants the city to rethink its redevelopment plans for the shuttered Crawford coal plant and other industrial developments across
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After taking credit for closing the plants, Mayor Rahm Emanuel promised any replacement business would be more environmentally and community-friendly and that residents would be involved.

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