Republicans Against Obama Renewable Aid Sought Cleaner-Coa

Republicans Against Obama Renewable Aid Sought Cleaner-Coa

Representative John Shimkus was among 11 Republican and Democratic lawmakers from Illinois who urged Energy Secretary Steven Chu in a May 1, 2009, letter to give “full consideration” to a loan guarantee application for the Taylorville Energy Center, a $3.5 billion carbon-capture project 20 miles southeast of Springfield. Photo: Tenaska Inc.