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The Clinton Power Station in DeWitt County south of Bloomington-Normal started operating in 1987. The nuclear plant is supposed to shut down in 2026, but
Dangerously high heat follows drought conditions earlier this summer.
With heat indices forecast to reach the 105-115 range each day Sunday through Thursday, an Excessive Heat Warning is in effect.
Governor J-B Pritzker hopes lawmakers will come up with an amended version of SB76, a bill he vetoed on August 11 that would have ended Illinois’ moratorium on building nuclear power plants.
Meteorologists are forecasting a line of thunderstorms moving across central Illinois on Thursday. These storms have the potential to produce gusty winds (40-60 mph) and
The Piatt County Zoning Board has scheduled its first hearing on a new wind farm proposal from Apex Clean Energy for Monday, August 28 at the Monticello Community Center.
The wildfires are the state’s deadliest natural disaster in decades, surpassing a 1961 tsunami that killed at least 80 people. Many survivors of the fire said in interviews they did not receive a warning that gave them enough time to flee.
The National Weather Service says periods of showers and thunderstorms are expected through the weekend. Highest chances will be Friday morning, and again Sunday evening.
New hires for the company at any of its renewable energy sites across the United States and Canada will now come to Bloomington for two weeks of training.
DECATUR — Governor JB Pritzker joined local leaders to announce plans to expand the state’s electric vehicle ecosystem: The TCCI Electric Vehicle Innovation Hub. A
Lake Station, Indiana police said Thursday the dogs were among 18 shepherds traveling from O’Hare International Airport in Chicago to a K-9 training facility in Michigan City, Indiana.