"Green Collar" Summit

Illinois could see more than $1 billion worth of economic activity linked to renewable energy over the next 20 years, and many say legislators, entrepreneurs and others need to think now about how to harness that potential.

That's why state Rep. Mike Smith, D-Canton, is hosting a "green collar" summit at 6 p.m. Wednesday at the Pekin City Hall, 111 S. Capitol St.