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Ill. lawmakers to miss Exelon deadline on energy bills


  • Crain's Chicago Business (tiered subscription model)

Illinois lawmakers won't vote on energy-related bills this week, which means they will miss the deadline Exelon set for deciding whether it would shut down some of its nuclear plants in the state. Som… Read More

NYT editorial board calls for passage of TSCA reform


  • The New York Times (tiered subscription model)

Pending Senate and House bills to update the Toxic Substances Control Act "have strong bipartisan support and are thus likely to provide the first significant reforms to the law since it was enacted n… Read More

Should corporate bonuses be linked to climate action?



Only 3% of companies link executive compensation to CO2 emissions reductions, and that needs to change, says Veena Ramani, Ceres' senior director of corporate programs. "At the end of the day, people … Read More