Multiple coal ash sites in Illinois sit within or adjacent to flood plains, according to environmental watchdogs.
The Illinois Pollution Control Board is taking public comments on an amended emissions rule for Dynegy’s coal plants in the state.
A study funded by environmental groups concludes Dynegy-Vistra’s coal-fired power plants in downstate Illinois will likely close by 2025 without causing reliability issues.
The owner of a fleet of struggling coal plants in Illinois wants state lawmakers to create a new capacity market that would reward some baseload generators more than the current MISO market does.
Officials and advocates will gather at the Illinois Commerce Commission offices in Chicago and Springfield today to debate the viability of energy resources and a plan to provide subsidies to struggling coal plants downstate.