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St. Louis Post-Dispatch: Ameren Illinois customers could pay for Exelon’s nuclear plants

Ameren Illinois customers could pay more to keep three nuclear power plants outside of Southern Illinois profitable for Chicago-based Exelon Corp. Illinois legislation backed by the nuclear power giant that also runs Chicago utility ComEd could add about $2 per month to the bills of utility customers — even Ameren Illinois customers who buy much

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South Dakota Public Broadcasting: Friends Of The Big Sioux River

The newly formed non-profit, Friends of the Big Sioux River, held a press conference last Thursday to announce its vision to realize “a clean, healthy river for all to enjoy and share with pride.”  In 2012, the Big Sioux was identified as the 13th dirtiest river in the nation.  Friends of the Big Sioux River

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Detroit Free Press: S.S. Badger cleared for sailing by EPA

WASHINGTON – Two years after striking a deal to keep the last coal-fired ship on the Great Lakes operating, federal regulators this week declared the S.S. Badger in compliance with an order that it stop dumping coal ash into Lake Michigan, clearing it for a new sailing season beginning today. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

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Argus Leader: New group focuses on Big Sioux water quality

A new group wants to encourage Sioux Falls and other watershed communities to do more to clean up the Big Sioux River. Friends of the Big Sioux River (FBSR), a collective of local environmentalists, conservationists and business leaders, will formally launch at a press conference Thursday morning. The group wants to convince communities along the

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