News and information about nuclear power in northern Illinois
“The bill is going to come to the House with a lot of momentum,” state Sen. Sue Rezin said. “The unions are out and working their members to explain the importance of the bill and to just explain the technology.”
A measure allowing the construction of new commercial nuclear power plants has bipartisan, bicameral support in the state legislature as the body considers its next steps in meeting carbon-free energy goals while maintaining grid reliability.
An expert in the field will lecture on “Nuclear Accidents, Disasters and the Future” at 4 p.m. March 8 at Elmhurst University.
An Illinois House committee began preliminary conversations about lifting the ban on new nuclear developments in Illinois
State Senate passes energy bill containing $700 million five-year subsidy for nuclear plants, but House negotiations continue