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Thursday, May 15, 2014 12:01 am

CWLP faces tough choice on old boilers

 Springfield City Water, Light and Power must decide whether to upgrade or decomission its three oldest boilers in light of changing pollution regulations, and the utility’s decision could affe...
Thursday, Oct. 17, 2013 12:01 am

Illinois group in lawsuit over regulation of coal waste

 A federal judge has ordered the United States Environmental Protection Agency to pass regulations on disposal of coal ash, which could have far-reaching implications for Illinois’ rebounding c...
Wednesday, March 27, 2013 11:32 am
CWLP just announced their 2013 Water Conservation Poster Contest winners! Submissions were received from first through third grade students in Springfield schools. The theme was Every Drop Counts. Entries were to demonstrate water conservation in action, highlighting the need for everyone to conserve. Below is the top honor winner given to Dallas Crum of Laketown School. Check out other w...
Thursday, April 26, 2012 03:31 pm
Were you tucked inside your house on Earth Day? Show this ole globe you give a care and head out this Saturday, April 28 to Erin’s Pavilion at Southwind Park for the Earth Awareness Fair. You an...
Thursday, April 12, 2012 04:58 pm

Environmental groups want coal ash deemed hazardous

An Illinois environmental group is one of 11 plaintiffs in a federal lawsuit seeking to reclassify coal ash as a hazardous waste. If the lawsuit prevails, it could significantly increase costs for Spr...
Thursday, Jan. 19, 2012 06:00 am
The Sangamon Valley Group of the Sierra Club and Sustainable Springfield, Inc. host a Smart Energy Forum at Lincoln Library on Jan. 24 during the SVG’s monthly meeting. Featured is the City Wate...
Thursday, March 3, 2011 03:46 am
A contract requiring Springfield’s public utility to be more environmentally responsible doesn’t expire for another six years, but local activists are already urging the city and its resid...
Thursday, Feb. 17, 2011 02:10 pm

So many candidates, so few bold ideas

Every candidate has ideas for what they will do when they are elected mayor. Spend more wisely, they say. Encourage business growth, develop the medical district and bring in more tourists. Get rid of...

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