Illinois was going to be one of the greenest states. It hasn’t worked out that way.

“‘Being able to pass clean energy legislation was conditioned by the speaker to reach agreement with ComEd and Exelon and labor,’ said Jen Walling, executive director of the Illinois Environmental Council, which led the push for renewable energy provisions.

Walling, whose group represents more than 90 environmental and community groups in Illinois, said Madigan’s stance forced environmental advocates to work with Exelon.”

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