Industry News


Tire Burner on South Side Looks to Illinois Legislature for Subsidy

If you breathe in Illinois, you need to read this article that was in the Sunday edition of the Chicago Tribune.  It's an excellent article about a tire burner whose owners are trying to get burning tires declared renewable Read more>>



The Wall Street Journal published a section today called Eco:nomics -- Creating Environmental Capital. If you get a chance the articles are very much worth reading.

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Department of Energy Releases Report on Potential Environmental Effects of Marine and Hydrokinetic Energy Technologies

The Department of Energy (DOE) recently released the Report to Congress on the Potential Environmental Effects of Marine and Hydrokinetic Energy Technologies. This groundbreaking report analyzes the potential environmental effects of Read more>>


Ameren Illinois Utilities, DCEO Announce Partnership to Recycle CFLs

ILLINOIS consumers now have a convenient, no-cost way to safely dispose of used compact fluorescent light (CFL) bulbs, thanks to a partnership between the Illinois Department of Commerce & Economic Opportunity (DCEO) and the Ameren Read more>>


FERC Acts to Expand Demand Response

THE Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) recently laid the groundwork for expanding the use of demand response in organized wholesale markets when it proposed standards for measuring and verifying the performance of demand Read more>>


WSJ: The Cap and Tax Fiction

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has put cap-and-trade legislation on a forced march through the House, and the bill may get a full vote as early as Friday. It looks as if the Democrats will have to destroy the discipline of economics to get it Read more>>