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Ill. Nuke Subsidy Ruling Boosts States' Clean Energy Push

Law360, New York (July 17, 2017, 7:46 PM EDT) -- A federal judge's Friday dismissal of challenges to Illinois' plan to subsidize struggling nuclear power plants is another endorsement of the broad authority of states to craft clean energy policies and will further inspire states to ramp up their renewable power requirements in the face of a fossil fuel-friendly Trump administration, experts say.

U.S. District Judge Manish S. Shah handed a sweeping victory to Illinois and its Zero Emissions Credit program that would help prop up two Exelon Corp. nuclear power plants, rejecting arguments by independent...
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Case Title

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


Case Number

1:17-cv-01163

Court

Illinois Northern

Nature of Suit

Constitutional - State Statute

Date Filed

February 14, 2017


Case Title

Electric Power Supply Association et al v. Star et al


Case Number

1:17-cv-01164

Court

Illinois Northern

Nature of Suit

Constitutional - State Statute

Judge

Honorable Manish S. Shah

Date Filed

February 14, 2017

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