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Ill. bill to avoid nuclear plant closures praised by businesses, Exelon


  • Northwest Herald (Crystal Lake, Ill.)

Exelon and Illinois businesses expressed their support for a bill in the state legislature that would create a financial incentive for the production of carbon-free energy, including nuclear. The comp… Read More

Study: New ozone standard could cost $1.1 trillion


  • Hill, The

Complying with the more conservative end of the Environmental Protection Agency's proposed ozone standard would cost $1.1 trillion, according to the National Association of Manufacturers. The EPA has … Read More

Analysis: Tax equity investments in wind energy are rising


  • North American Windpower online

Tax equity investors are increasingly interested in wind energy, with four investors putting money into wind projects, writes David Burton, a partner at Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld. At a recent win… Read More