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Illinois Clean Energy Community Found. v. Filan

Citation: 35 ELR 20002
No. No. 04-2277, (7th Cir., 12/22/2004)

The Seventh Circuit held that the state of Illinois would be violating the U.S. Constitution if it confiscated any part of a clean energy foundation's assets. After the state legislature passed an authorizing statute, the foundation was created out of the profits from a private company's sale of seven fossil fuel power plants....

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