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Before Closing the Waukegan Coal Plant, Lawmakers Should Consider California’s Failures

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By Fred Palmer and Isaac Orr, Lake County Gazette - 

Lake County Republican Board Chairman Aaron Lawlor has recently partnered with the Sierra Club in its Beyond Coal campaign, which advocates for the closure of the Waukegan Generating Station, a large coal-fueled power plant located on the shores of Lake Michigan that provides jobs for 100 people. The stated goal of their effort is to combat climate change by eliminating carbon-dioxide emissions from coal—no matter the consequences to Lake County families. READ MORE

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2 COMMENTS

  1. Aaron Lawlor is why I don’t consider myself Republican in this state. It isn’t a Conservative party and I don’t identify with it. Liberal Republicans are worse than Democrats. Almost every tax increase in this state until 2011 is attributable to them. Ogilvie, Percy, Thompson, Edgar, Ryan, Topinka……..yuck!

  2. When the sun does not shine and the wind stops blowing.
    Coal is ready to continue supplying energy.Aaron it is time for you to visit the Heartland Institute at 3939 Wilke Rd. in Arlington Hts IL.
    You can telephone them at 312 377 4000. They have plenty of information on Climate. The climate now is not Hot and it is not Cold. The Climate is Lukewarm.
    God Bless Waukegan
    Carl Lambrecht