Renewable energy advocates protest bill they say bails out coal companies

“Jennifer Walling, Executive Director for the Illinois Environmental Council, said, ‘Dynegy is a big corporation that owns several coal plants in Illinois. They’ve just been bought by a Texas corporation called Vistras, and they want to get a bail out. That is not only bad for the environment, because polluting coal plants open, but it also is bad for rate payers, because it will be a rate increase for people in the Ameren territory… for people all across central and southern Illinois.’”

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Climate cash coming to Illinois

“This week President Biden is expected to sign the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA), which includes an unprecedented $370 billion for climate change mitigation. Why it matters: Much of

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