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Fox News Chicago: Will County homeowners extremely upset over proposed Illiana Expressway

FOX 32 News Chicago CHICAGO (FOX 32 News) – The mail usually brings tidings of joy during the holidays. However, some Will County homeowners opened their mailboxes last week and got a Christmas gut punch from the Illinois Department of Transportation. FOX 32’s Dane Placko reports those residents are in the path of a proposed expressway,

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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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