Governor Blagojevich signs Clean Coal Legislation Paving Way for Taylorville Gasification Plant
CHICAGO – Taking another bold step toward establishing Illinois as a national leader in fighting climate change and creating a cleaner and more energy independent future, Governor Rod R. Blagojevich today signed Senate Bill 1987, which creates a Clean Coal Portfolio standard that will encourage construction of facilities that emit far fewer pollutants than are older, traditional coal-fired power plants.
Governor launches annual Keep Kids Warm and Safe Campaign
The annual Keep Kids Warm and Safe Campaign is underway. The campaign is an annual effort by the State of Illinois to collect warm winter items, car seats, and food for Illinois families in need. Over the years, hundreds of thousands of items have been collected. This year's drive hopes to set a new standard. Please click here to read more.