Little Village residents worry pollution from truck traffic will be more harmful to the neighborhood than coal emissions.
Illinois has the ability to prevent the biggest electric increase in state history, writes David Kolata of the Citizens Utility Board.
Indiana, Michigan and Wisconsin so far have done little to make solar accessible to all, clean energy advocates say.
Two major bills aimed at getting the state to 100% renewable power would slightly increase charges on utility customers.
A lack of infrastructure and the risk of being hit by cars, victimized by crime, or stopped by police discourages biking.