Environmental Law and Policy Center

State News
6:56 am
Mon May 12, 2014

Critics still working to stop Illiana Expressway

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.

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Peoria Public Radio News
2:24 pm
Thu September 12, 2013

Report released on possible coal-fired power plant sale

E.D. Edwards plant
Credit Illinois Sierra Club

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.

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