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Exelon Stresses Critical Role of Illinois’ Nuclear Energy Facilities in Meeting Carbon Reduction Goals

Exelon Stresses Critical Role of Illinois’ Nuclear Energy Facilities in Meeting Carbon Reduction Goals

To meet forthcoming carbon emissions reduction targets, Illinois must preserve its existing nuclear energy facilities, Exelon Senior Vice President of Federal Regulatory Affairs and Wholesale Market Policy Kathleen Barrón said today at a policy session convened by the Illinois Commerce Commission. The forum was held to solicit expert perspectives on the Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed… Keep reading →

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Wisconsin Lawmakers To Debate Bill That Would Cripple Wind Energy In State

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued a landmark rulemaking today, which reduces the domestic production allowances for HCFC-22 at the lowest level ever and proposes a complete phase-out within five years. HCFCs, or hydrochlorofluorocarbons, are a class of refrigerants that are damaging to the ozone layer, and contribute to global warming. “We congratulate EPA for… Keep reading →

Coal Mine Expansion Threatens Villages

Manufacturers’ News, Inc.–Industrial employment in Montana posted a slight gain over the past year, reports the 2015 Montana Manufacturers Directory®, a manufacturers database and directory published by Manufacturers’ News, Inc. (MNI). According to data collected by MNI, Montana manufacturers added 123 jobs, or about a half percent, from August 2013 to August 2014, its third… Keep reading →


A new report published by the Federal Reserve Board reveals further evidence that big banks continue to reap huge dividends from the fees they charge for debit card transactions. The report found that the cost for debit card transactions in 2013 was as little as 4.4 cents. Despite this, banks continue to charge on average… Keep reading →


Association of Clinical Research Organizations (ACRO) Executive Director Doug Peddicord today issued the following statement on the Resolution (H.Res.733) introduced by Representative Scott Peters (D-CA) in the House of Representatives to designate September as Clinical Research Innovation Month in America: Representative Scott Peters (D-CA) Champions Clinical Research Innovation Month “ACRO members take pride in the… Keep reading →

Health spending in July 2014 grew 4.3% over July 2013, bringing the year-to-date increase to 4.4%. This is well above the 3.6% growth rate estimated for 2013 by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services and, with further acceleration expected in the final two quarters, puts 2014 on track to be the first year since… Keep reading →


Speaking this morning at the American Energy and Manufacturing Competiveness Summitin Washington DC, US Department of Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz extolled the numerous benefits precipitating from the country’s newfound energy wealth. One of the main messages he drove home to the audience is that increasing energy production along with energy efficiency growth are positively impacting the… Keep reading →

Air Force IT Strategy Boosts Cyber, Neglects Jamming


NATIONAL HARBOR: The good news is the Air Force has almost finished a new strategy to protect its high-tech gear from hackers. The bad news? The problem is huge, the processes are nascent, and the intimately interrelated issue of electronic warfare is, at the moment, not part of the discussion. Sure, cybersecurity is the scary, sexy, budget-grabbing brave new world; but with… Keep reading →

Resonate, the only company that empowers political campaigns and issue advocacy organizations to act on why people make decisions, today released new insights on the voting patterns and key issues for Wisconsin voters this election season. Government spending is the top issue for Swing voters, with 47 percent citing it as a key issue when… Keep reading →

Americans express strong views when asked about the care that they want to receive when they are dying. In general, they prefer to die at home and to remain in charge of decisions about their care. However, evidence suggests these wishes are not likely to be fulfilled. Dying in America: Improving Quality and Honoring Individual… Keep reading →

Today, LiensNC, LLC Executive Board President Steve Brown and NIC Inc. Director of Operations Kim Tanner accepted the Construction Standard of Excellence Award on behalf of the North Carolina Online Lien Agent System (LiensNC). “I believe LiensNC is the only online lien agent system in the country,” said Brown. “Being the industry leader in this… Keep reading →

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