2020 Articles

Chair’s Column By Harry Dubnick September 2020 A note from the chair, Harry Dubnick.
Coal-Fired Power Utilities and Ash Pond Owners in WebEx Hearings During Covid-19 Pandemic By Christine Zeman September 2020 The Illinois Pollution Control Board is currently in the process of conducting rulemaking hearings pursuant to a statutory mandate in Public Act 101-171.
Governor Pritzker Announces Pathway to Clean Energy Economy in Illinois By Alan Jedlicka September 2020 On August 21, Governor Pritzker announced eight principles that offer a starting point for putting Illinois on a path to 100 percent clean energy by 2050.
Supporting the Illinois Bar Foundation Gala to Aid Access to Justice and Colleagues By Jennifer A. Haase September 2020 The Illinois Bar Foundation will be hosting its annual gala in a new virtual format this year.
Treasury Department, IRS Extend Safe Harbor for Renewable Energy Projects Impacted by COVID-19 By Alan Jedlicka September 2020 The Treasury Department and IRS have recognized that COVID-19 is responsible for construction delays and disruptions in global supply chains that may impede renewable energy projects and jeopardize the financing for such projects by threatening the significant tax credits on which those projects may depend or for which they would otherwise qualify.
A Virtual Pro Bono Opportunity to Help Those in Need By Michael G. Bergmann September 2020 Illinois Free Legal Answers is a virtual legal clinic where low-income Illinoisans can submit a question online to ask a pro bono lawyer for help with a civil legal issue.