Earlier this month, Illinois and Indiana finalized an agreement on the construction of the Illiana Expressway. The proposed tollway will link I-55 in Will County with I-65 in northern Indiana. Illinois will spend 250-million dollars on the highway.
Environmental groups continue railing against Dynegy’s request for more time to meet Illinois’ clean air standards. The Houston-based company’s purchase of Ameren’s five coal-fired power plants hinges on Dynegy receiving a five-year variance. The Bartonville facility is included in that deal.