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7th Circ. Wants US Input On Ill. Nuke Subsidies

Law360 (February 22, 2018, 3:47 PM EST) -- The Seventh Circuit on Wednesday asked the U.S. government to weigh in on whether Illinois' plan to subsidize nuclear power plants usurps federal authority over wholesale electricity markets, a sign that the appeals court is still struggling to decide the issue.

A Seventh Circuit panel last month heard oral arguments in a challenge to Illinois’ Zero Emissions Credit program, brought by a coalition of independent power producers and Illinois energy consumers last year, who complained that the $235 million in yearly subsidies sent to a pair...
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Case Title

Village of Old Mill Creek, et al v. Anthony Star, et al


Case Number

17-2433

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Appellate - 7th Circuit

Nature of Suit

3950 Constitutionality of State Statutes

Date Filed

July 17, 2017


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Electric Power Supply Associat, et al v. Anthony Star, et al


Case Number

17-2445

Court

Appellate - 7th Circuit

Nature of Suit

3950 Constitutionality of State Statutes

Date Filed

July 17, 2017

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