CHICAGO — Peabody Energy Corp. — the company that led efforts to develop the mostly bond-financed, joint power agency-owned Prairie State Energy Campus — disclosed Monday that it has received a subpoena from the Securities and Exchange Commission on the project's development.

The southern Illinois coal-fired plant has come under fire for construction delays and cost overruns drove up the price for energy beyond what public utilities had expected to pay when they bought into the project. The plant is now fully operational.

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