Climate groups say the transportation bill contains steps in the right direction but falls short of transformational.
A new state law allows charging station operators to resell electricity without being regulated as a public utility.
Seven years after the closure of the Crawford coal plant in Chicago’s Little Village neighborhood, the site is still a lightning rod for neighborhood activism and outrage.
A state board that approves wind farm siting is also considering new requirements related to building codes.
A pair of bills would require solar panels on new buildings but include exemptions for shaded or nonviable properties.
State officials used a federal grant to draw up plans that lay out redevelopment options for retired coal plants.