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Progress Illinois: State Report Examines Potential Impact Of Exelon Illinois Nuclear Plant Closures

The possible closure of three financially struggling Exelon nuclear plants in Illinois could deal an economic blow to the state, but increased investments in renewable energy and energy efficiency might mitigate much of those “near-term” impacts. That’s one of the key findings of a recent study by four state agencies exploring how the economy and environment as well as electric

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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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