The Sierra Club says Naperville is contributing to something it says will be the largest new source of global warming pollution to be built in the U.S. in the past 20 years.
Naperville is one of about 30 municipalities planning to buy electricity from a coal-fired power plant under construction in southern Illinois. The city says this plant will be state-of-the-art, have low emissions, and that the nation's energy needs must be served by coal, though it'd be great if we could use more solar, wind, nuclear, etc.
The Sierra Club is asking towns to pull out of the project. Its next step might be to appeal directly to citizens, asking them to call on their elected officials to pull the plug.
Who's blowing hot air here? Do you beleive the Sierra Club, or the city? Should Naperville remain a part of this project?