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Midwest Energy News: Illinois report says Exelon nuclear straits not so dire

Has Exelon been crying wolf? Or should the state intervene to help the Chicago-based corporation’s nuclear plants prevent closures that could hurt the economy and endanger the electric supply? A 269-page report created by four Illinois state agencies and released Wednesday sheds light on these questions. The multi-faceted findings defy clear conclusions, but they generally support

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Chicago Tribune: State plan would help nuclear plants by punishing carbon-based providers

Illinois governmental agencies Wednesday issued a report proposing ways to prop up Exelon’s ailing nuclear power plants, citing the economic and environmental impact that closing those plants could have on the state. The agencies suggested programs and taxes that would punish electric generators that burn carbon-based fuels and produce carbon dioxide, a greenhouse gas. Exelon’s

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Midwest Energy News: As in Wisconsin, Missouri utilities seek to raise fixed charges

Utilities across the Midwest and the nation in recent years have sought to hike the fixed portion of their customers’ bills, in what some observers interpret as an attempt to compensate for stagnant or flagging electricity sales and head off competition from solar. Two such proposals are now pending before the Missouri Public Service Commission.

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Fox News Chicago: Will County homeowners extremely upset over proposed Illiana Expressway

FOX 32 News Chicago CHICAGO (FOX 32 News) – The mail usually brings tidings of joy during the holidays. However, some Will County homeowners opened their mailboxes last week and got a Christmas gut punch from the Illinois Department of Transportation. FOX 32’s Dane Placko reports those residents are in the path of a proposed expressway,

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