Business Report: CWLP Weighs In On Power Plant Study; YWCA Block; Litchfield's Push For Industry

Sep 26, 2017

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Sean Crawford talked with State Journal-Register Business Editor Tim Landis.

This week:

* Sierra Club-CWLP:  The utility looked at same numbers and reached different conclusions on future of two oldest coal-fired unit at Dallman Power Station on Lake Springfield. The City of Springfield plans to analyze the whole thing over the next year. 
* The Belgian touch: At the YWCA block, a group backed by Gov. Rauner invited in a internationally recognized architect from Belgium to offer green-space, landscape ideas for the block; other developers also are revising plans to fit the city budget with perhaps a decision in a few weeks. 
* Aggressive Litchfield: Montgomery County community of 6,500 adding a third industrial park with help from a $2.1 million federal grant; 220 acres and with projections of 600 jobs over the long-term.