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Wednesday, August 5

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The city's two coal-fired power plants will shut down sooner than expected in a deal being announced today. Midwest Generation's Fisk plant in Pilsen will close this year, and the Crawford plant in Little Village will close by 2014. Hopefully this means the end of toxic tours soon.

 
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