Single-Stream Recycling

Single-Stream Recycling

One piece of Prairie State’s broader sustainability program includes campus recycling. Every person’s actions have an impact, and we encourage our employees to incorporate recycling into their daily work habits. In 2019, Prairie State employees gave new life to more than 124,000 pounds of materials through single-stream recycling. This method of recycling collects various materials,… More

Embracing Electric Vehicles on our Campus

As one of the newest coal-fired generation facilities in the country, we have the unique opportunity to be a new face for coal and set the standard for the future; that’s why we focus on sustainable business practices. We strive to reduce or offset our emissions wherever possible, and we work hard to continuously reduce our impact on the environment. One way we offset carbon emissions is by u… More
2019 Earth Day Celebration

2019 Earth Day Celebration

Yesterday, in honor of Earth Day, Prairie State employees volunteered to plant milkweed and other wildflowers at various locations across campus. Milkweed is the only plant that Monarch butterfly larvae will eat; therefore, it is vital to the survival of these butterflies. We thank our volunteers for their efforts to restore the Monarch butterfly population and ensure the species’ future sust… More

PSGC Named Industrial Plant of the Year

The Prairie State Generating Company (PSGC) is honored to announce that it was recently named Industrial Plant of the Year by the Illinois Association of Water Pollution Control Operators (IAWPCO). The IAWPCO has been presenting awards to deserving operators and their facilities for over 65 years. Prairie State was nominated for the award by the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency (IEP… More