Illinois Joins Midwest Hydrogen Coalition
FILE - A Toyota Motor Corp.'s new hydrogen fuel cell vehicle Mirai arrives at a charge station near Toyota's showroom on Nov. 17, 2014, in Tokyo. Seven Midwestern states are teaming up to accelerate the development of hydrogen as a clean-energy alternative for automobiles and factories that rely largely on climate-warming fossil fuels, governors said Monday, Sept. 19, 2022. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi, File)

Illinois and six other Midwestern states are forming the Midwest Hydrogen Coalition. The coalition is an agreement that will boost Illinois’ decarbonization efforts. It includes Michigan, Minnesota, Wisconsin, Kentucky, Ohio and Indiana. The agreement is designed to create good-paying jobs, improve public health conditions, and provide a pathway to decarbonization of transportation, manufacturing, and agriculture industries