Ameren http://wuis.org en Ameren Told To Lower Rates http://wuis.org/post/ameren-told-lower-rates <p>Utility regulators say Ameren Illinois needs to lower<br />its electricity delivery rate in 2014.<br />&nbsp;<br />The (Decatur) Herald &amp; Review reports (http://bit.ly/1bsYiJy ) the Illinois Commerce Commission says the utility needs to cut its delivery rate by $45<br />million.<br />The decision was announced Monday during an annual review and is set to take effect starting Jan. 1.<br />&nbsp;<br />Ameren officials say they're still reviewing the ruling.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; They had planned to lower the delivery rate by $37 million.&nbsp; Tue, 10 Dec 2013 14:45:48 +0000 Associated Press 14667 at http://wuis.org Ameren Told To Lower Rates Battle Over Pollution Controls At Coal Fired Power Plants http://wuis.org/post/battle-over-pollution-controls-coal-fired-power-plants <p>A labor coalition wants Illinois' pollution control board to waive pollution controls at coal-fired plants being sold by Ameren Corp. &nbsp;<br>The AFL-CIO made its position known at the Illinois Pollution Control Board meeting in Springfield on Tuesday. &nbsp;<br>The AFL-CIO says that move by the board would provide certainty to employers and communities in central and southern Illinois. But environmental groups say pollution upgrades are needed. &nbsp; Tue, 17 Sep 2013 22:15:52 +0000 Sean Crawford 9062 at http://wuis.org Battle Over Pollution Controls At Coal Fired Power Plants Transmission Line Gets ICC Approval http://wuis.org/post/transmission-line-gets-icc-approval <p>Regulators have signed off on a new transmission line that'd cut through central Illinois. &nbsp; The (Springfield) State Journal-Register reports (http://bit.ly/15024Oj ) the Illinois Commerce Commission approved all but 30 miles of Ameren's Illinois Rivers Project during a meeting Tuesday. &nbsp;<br>The $1 billion, 380-mile transmission line would run through 19 counties, traveling from Quincy to the Indiana border. It'd affect about 8,400 landowners. &nbsp; Wed, 21 Aug 2013 13:38:14 +0000 Sean Crawford 7618 at http://wuis.org Transmission Line Gets ICC Approval