IL: StimPack Revives Controversial FutureGen Project (But Don't Worry, No Earmarks)

by Benjamin Domenech on 9:49 am March 6, 2009

Deep inside the economic stimulus package is a $1 billion prize that, in five short words, shows the benefits of being in power in Washington. The funding, for “fossil energy research and development,” is likely to go to a power plant in a small Illinois town, a project whose longtime backers include a group of powerful lawmakers from the state, among them President Obama.

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