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Belleville News Democrat: Don’t fall for Exelon bailout

Good old Exelon. The company has come up with legislation to subsidize its nuclear reactors, get electric users throughout the state to pay for it and claim it’s in the interest of clean energy. State lawmakers need to see this bill for the dirty trick it is and kill it. A 2 percent surcharge would

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Wisconsin Public Radio: Wisconsin’s Renewable Energy Sector Has Room To Grow, Survey Finds

A new report shows Wisconsin’s renewable energy sector employs 6,800 people, but its authors say the state could do more to encourage growth. Listen to the story:

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Greenwire: Midwest law center can compromise but doesn’t fear a fight

Jeremy P. Jacobs, E&E reporter Published: Friday, February 27, 2015 Ask Chicago environmentalists who’s the Windy City’s best lawyer, and they’re likely to name Howard Learner. Learner has built his Environmental Law and Policy Center into a Midwest powerhouse over the last 20 years on transportation and clean energy issues, scoring victories in courtrooms and

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Utility Drive: Atoms for electricity: Inside Exelon’s push to save its Illinois nuclear fleet

Exelon’s new plan to support aging nuclear plants and cut carbon emissions has is putting a big decision in front of Illinois lawmakers. Will legislators make ratepayers rescue Exelon’s uncompetitive nukes to sustain reliability and an influential economic sector? Or will they turn to renewables and energy efficiency to fill the gap when the plants

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