Illinois To See Significant Public Health Benefits in a 100% Carbon-Free Future

Tom Shockey/Flickr Special thanks to Brian Urbaszewski, Director of Environmental Health Programs at Respiratory Health Association, for contributing to this post and the development of the University of Wisconsin – Madison (UW) Analysis. In Illinois, the economic competitiveness of our aging and inefficient coal-fired power plants is in decline. Coal’s share of in-state generation dropped […]

Clean Energy Policy Is Heating Up in Illinois

Kenneth Keifer/Shutterstock Energy legislation is heating up in Springfield. Several energy bills from a variety of stakeholders are on the docket, including: Climate Jobs Illinois, a coalition of labor unions; Vistra, which owns five coal plants in the state; and Ameren Illinois, an investor-owned utility, just to name a few.  The Clean Energy Jobs Act […]