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WBEZ Chicago: MeLena Hessel Discusses Renewable Energy in Illinois

April 6, 2018 Illinois Steps Up As A Leader On Renewable Energy By Daniel Tucker The Illinois Commerce Commission signed off on a long term plan this week that clean energy advocates say will increase the installation and use of renewables like solar energy and wind power across the state. The new changes mean Illinois

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Chronicle Media: Environmental Groups Say IEPA Plan Leaves State, Residents Behind

April 10, 2018 Environmental Groups: IEPA Plan Leaves State, Residents Behind By Kevin Beese If you won a lottery jackpot, it is likely that creating electric car charging stations would not be high on your list of priorities. The same can be said for the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency, which has come into a lottery-type

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Automotive News: California Becomes Emissions Battleground

Automotive News April 9, 2018 California Becomes an Emissions Battleground By Eric Kulisch WASHINGTON — EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt, departing from his federalist track record, has launched a first strike against the so-called California waiver, publicly questioning the state’s right under the Clean Air Act to set stricter air-quality standards than the rest of the

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E&E News: Land of Lincoln Chases Low‑Income Solar Access

April 9, 2018 Land of Lincoln Chases Low‑Income Solar Access By Jeffrey Tomich Illinois took a step last week toward shifting its portfolio to cleaner energy sources when state regulators signed off on the first long-term renewable energy procurement under the 2016 Future Energy Jobs Act. The 179-page plan approved by the Illinois Commerce Commission

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