AG says state should reject ComEd’s $500M offer

May 6, 2010

Says consumers will pay higher rates under the plan May 5, 2010 BY DAVE McKINNEY Springfield Bureau Chief SPRINGFIELD — Attorney General Lisa Madigan today came out against Commonwealth Edison’s $500 million offer to the state in exchange for allowing the utility to lock in higher electricity rates and receive a guaranteed profit of 10 […]

EPA proposes coal ash rule

May 4, 2010

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — The Environmental Protection Agency is proposing to regulate coal ash and its disposal, possibly as a hazardous waste. EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson said Tuesday that one option would regulate the ash under the hazardous waste section of the federal Resource Recovery and Conservation Act. The other is regulating it in the non-hazardous […]