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Cordova residents celebrate passing of legislation that will keep Exelon open

CORDOVA, Ill. (KWQC) – After countless sleepless nights and months of holding out hope, families across the QCA are celebrating a day of relief.

“I cried,” said Cordova resident Diane Collins. 320 more words


Erie residents celebrate Exelon energy bill's passage

Residents of Erie, Illinois, are breathing a sigh of relief after lawmakers passed an energy bill to keep two of the state’s nuclear power plants open. 234 more words


Cordova and Erie residents explain tough week amid fate of Exelon bill

ROCK ISLAND CO., Ill. (KWQC) – The fate of the Future Energy Jobs Bill sat in the hands of Illinois legislatures. It’s a fact that has left some across the Quad Cities Community on edge. 286 more words


Illinois Lawmakers Vote To Bail Out 2 Nuke Plants, At Ratepayer Expense

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — A multibillion-dollar subsidy for power giant Exelon Corp. to keep two unprofitable nuclear plants in Illinois operating during the next 13 years was on its way to a supportive Gov. 510 more words


Deal to keep Exelon nuke plants open close to passage

SPRINGFIELD — Exelon Energy has reached a deal with the Illinois legislature and Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner on what some are calling a bailout for the energy giant. 313 more words


Illinois House Committee OKs Revised Exelon Legislation

SPRINGFIELED, Ill. (AP) — An Illinois House committee has endorsed a revised plan to subsidize Illinois nuclear plants.

The Energy Committee voted 10-1 to send the legislation to benefit Exelon and two of its Illinois nuclear plants to the House floor. 107 more words


Progress on energy bill aimed to keep Quad Cities nuclear plant open

SPRINGFIELD, Ill (KWQC) – New developments on a bill to keep the Quad Cities nuclear power plant open. The Illinois House Energy Committee spent the morning hours Tues., Nov, 29, 2016 discussing a slimmed down version of the bill. 167 more words