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The Herald-Times: Energy Bill Heats Up

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Chicago Tribune: SS Badger, last of coal-fired steamships in U.S. waters, gets new lease on life

The last coal-fired steamship operating in U.S. waters is undergoing a makeover to meet the terms of a deal with the Environmental Protection Agency to eliminate pollution from the disposal of coal ash. Work on the 62-year-old SS Badger began last week in Ludington, Mich. at its operator, Lake Michigan Carferry. The 410-foot ferry, launched

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The Times (Ottawa, IL) Editorial: Assisting Exelon – Offering help or handout?

THE ISSUE: State could boost struggling nuclear plants OUR VIEW: Lawmakers should tread carefully The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has five color-coded levels for its advisory scale — green is low and red is severe, with guarded (blue), elevated (yellow) and high (orange) in between. A similar scale might be of use throughout Illinois for

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Chicago Tribune: Peoples Gas, North Shore Gas want to increase fees

Chicagoans can turn down their thermostats to zero, but they still have to pay a fixed charge of $27 a month to Peoples Gas to receive gas service. That fee, already the second-highest of any utility in the Midwest, could jump 43 percent to $38.50 a month if Integrys, the parent company of Peoples and

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