Josh Mogerman en Illinois Governor Halts “Boondoggle” Energy Bill <p>Illinois Governor Pat Quinn vetoed energy&nbsp; legislation that critics say could have raised the price of natural gas around the state.</p><p>The legislation would have forced natural gas companies Ameren and Nicor to buy synthetic gas produced by the Leucadia plant in order to help pay for its construction. The plant was proposed to be built on Chicago&#39;s south side. Leucadia planned to use technology that converts Illinois coal into gas.</p> Sat, 11 Aug 2012 18:05:00 +0000 Rich Egger 19815 at Illinois Governor Halts “Boondoggle” Energy Bill