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Cleveland Plain Dealer: FirstEnergy rate deal to cost customers an extra $3 billion, says Consumers’ Counsel

COLUMBUS, Ohio — The latest proposed FirstEnergy rate plan would cost customers an extra $3 billion, an expert retained by two consumer organizations charged earlier this week. The plan would have “a net cost to customers of about $3.1 billion to $3.2 billion,” wrote Matthew Kahal, an expert consultant retained by the Ohio Consumers’ Counsel

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Duluth News Tribune Op-Ed by ELPC’s Learner: Environment, economy can flourish together

The elections are behind us. Let’s now focus on opportunities to advance clean water, clean transportation and clean-energy solutions that can help make Duluth an even stronger, more sustainable community. The Environmental Law and Policy Center has opened a new office here, staffed by Duluth native Jessica Dexter. We will be working with civic partners

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Crain’s Chicago Business: New math to help Exelon’s nukes

While Exelon prepares to ask state legislators to rescue its Illinois nuclear plants, new rules set by an obscure power-grid organization back East would send more than a half-billion dollars to those sites by significantly raising electric bills. The changes raise questions about whether state action is even necessary. PJM Interconnection, the Valley Forge, Pa.-based

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Chicago Tribune: District 214 doubling the number of electric car charging stations

Electric car charging stations will soon be aplenty for the Township High School District 214 community. The northwest suburban school district announced it has installed eight charging stations and is expecting 10 more next year. The existing stations were installed last summer, including two at Buffalo Grove High School by the pool on campus at

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