The Daily Illini

Illinois’ clean energy bill gains traction

By David Stage

August 19, 2015

Fifteen states, including Wisconsin and Michigan, have petitioned the federal courts to block Barack Obama’s new Clean Power Plan that intends to cut carbon dioxide emissions by 32 percent from 2005 levels and increase renewable energy production by 30 percent, all by the year 2030. However, Illinois is proposing its own version o...