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  • Summer Road Trip Checklist

    Most of us spent at least one summer vacation crowded into a station wagon, minivan or SUV, passing the time playing car-spotting games. Even with gas prices at dizzying levels, driving is more affordable ¿ and in many ways more agreeable ¿ than flying to all but the most distant destinations.
  • Court ruling gives boost to FutureGen 2.0 'clean coal' project

    Court ruling gives boost to FutureGen 2.0 'clean coal' project
    State regulators have the right to force Illinois consumers to purchase electricity from a proposed "clean coal" facility for the next 20 years in order to help fund the $1.6 billion federal project, according to an appellate court decision handed down...

    Show caution

    A recent report by the National Wildlife Federation outlines the possibility Virginia could be a leader in the production of wind energy. It extolls the potential financial windfall that could result should the commonwealth responsibly harness its natural...

    A homegrown solution to high gas prices

    Gas prices in Chicago are among the nation’s highest. In the July 12 editorial “Why is the EPA stalling on ethanol?” the Chicago Tribune adopted the oil industry’s talking points in criticizing Illinois’ own homegrown...

    Carbon producers can meet EPA's limits as they have in the past

    Past is prologue, and as the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency moves forward with new limits on carbon pollution from the nation's electric power plants, familiar alarms are sounding that the limits will drive up electric bills, threaten the...