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Posts Tagged ‘smart grid’
  • Illinois Environmental News Update

    Posted by on January 9, 2012
    Here's your Illinois environmental news update for this morning from across the internet: (1) State of Illinois sues the City of Markham for allegedly violating the IL Environmental Protection Act by not having a backflow contamination control in its water supply system for at least six months. http://abclocal.go.com/wls/story?section=news/local&id=8494027 (2) Illinois EPA officials h...
  • Illinois Environmental News Update

    Posted by on January 5, 2012
    Here's your Illinois environmental news update for this morning from across the internet: (1) Mayor Emanuel and ComEd predict that the $1.1 billion investment in smart grid infrastructure will create 2,400 jobs. http://www.cityofchicago.org/content/city/en/depts/mayor/press_room/press_releases/2012/january/mayor_emanuel_andcomedannounce2400jobswillbecreatedthrough11bill.html (2) The South...
  • Illinois Environmental News Update

    Posted by on January 2, 2012
    Here's your Illinois environmental news update for this morning from across the internet: (1) Federal Appeals Court delays enforcement of EPA’s Cross-State Air Pollution Rule while the court decides the rule's legality.  http://www.businessweek.com/news/2011-12-31/epa-cross-state-emissions-rule-put-on-hold-by-appeals-court.html (2) Gov. Quinn signs a bill that makes modestly consume...
  • Smart Grid Bill Passes Illinois Legislature, May Be Vetoed by Governor

    Posted by on June 1, 2011
    As reported by the Chicago Tribune, the Illinois General Assembly passed a bill containing Commonwealth Edison's proposal to install a "smart grid" that customers would help pay for.  Under the plan, "the utility would install new smart meters that could cut down on the practice of sending out estimated bills that many people get one month only to get hammered with an outsized catch-up bill ...

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