Built in 1929 just outside Chicago's city limits, Indiana's State Line coal-fired power plant is one of the dirtiest in the United States. A recent front-page Chicago Tribune article slams the State Line plant for spewing huge quantities of harmful and even deadly pollutants like nitrogen oxide, sulfur dioxide, and mercury out of its smoke stacks. The Tribune also denounces the harm inflicted on Lake Michigan and its aquatic inhabitants by the plant’s cooling system, which requires large volumes of water intake and discharge. The Sierra Club has signed on to a notice of intent to sue prepared by our allies for opacity violations at the State Line plant.
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