The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is holding a daylong public hearing in Chicago Wednesday about its proposed Clean Energy Incentive Program. Progress Illinois provides highlights from the morning testimony and an afternoon rally staged by environmental and community advocacy groups.
Exelon plans to shut down its Clinton and Quad Cities nuclear power plants after Illinois lawmakers opted against passing energy legislation that the company claimed was vital to keeping the facilities open.
ComEd and Exelon are proposing a major overhaul of Illinois energy policies under a new plan announced Thursday. Progress Illinois recaps the proposal, which is being met with mixed reaction among interested parties.