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THE ILLINOIS SENATE IS VOTING IN FAVOR OF NEW CLEAN ENERGY LEGISLATION. 

 

THE MEASURE AIMS FOR THE STATE TO BE USING 100 PERCENT CLEAN ENERGY BY 2050, REQUIRES MUNICIPALLY OWNED COAL AND NATURAL GAS PLANTS REDUCE CARBON EMISSIONS TO ZERO BY 2045, OFFERS A FOUR THOUSAND REBATE TO THOSE BUYING AN ELECTRIC CAR AND INCLUDES MONEY FOR EXELON TO KEEP NUCLEAR PLANTS OPEN. SENATE PRESIDENT DON HARMON:

 

 

BUT OPPONENTS, LIKE SENATOR STEVE MCCLURE OF JACKSONVILLE, QUESTION WHETHER THIS WILL BE RELIABLE ENERGY AND SAY IT WILL COME AT A COST.

 

 

THE COMPROMISE PACKAGE WAS ALREADY APPROVED BY THE HOUSE AND GOVERNOR J-B PRITZKER SAYS HE WILL SIGN THE BILL INTO LAW AS SOON AS POSSIBLE.

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