14 Jul '17, 11pm

U.S. District Court finds in favor of Illinois Future Energy Jobs Act.

(Chicago, Illinois – July 14, 2017) In a victory for clean energy and jobs in Illinois, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois decided in favor of the state’s Future Energy Jobs Act and zero-emissions credit program today. Judge Manish Shah dismissed complaints against the state in Electric Power Supply Association v. Star , rejecting claims that the Future Energy Jobs Act was unconstitutional and preempted under the Federal Power Act. Today’s ruling affirms states’ rights to ensure climate security, clean energy and prosperity. Judge Shah quotes the Supreme Court’s finding in the landmark 2016 decision in Electric Power Supply Association v. FERC in his opinion: “‘FERC cannot take action that transgresses states’ authority over generation.’” (Opinion , page 27 ) “The District Court’s decision today supports Illinois’s efforts to reduce climate pollu...

Full article: https://www.edf.org/media/us-district-court-decides-favor...

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