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Ohio Senate to Vote on Nuclear Bailout

FirstEnergy Solutions’ (FES) nuclear power plant in Akron, Ohio needs a taxpayer funded bailout according to the company.

It is hoping that the Ohio Senate will pass a bill similar to the recently passed House bailout bill, HB 6. The bill has been amended by the Senate and would give FES $150 million annually in subsidies. This is outrageous.

Ohio's Nonsensical Nuclear Bailout Moves Forward

Like a giant pink bat signal, an inflatable pig owned by Bowling Green protestors drew attention back on Ohio’s proposal to bailout failing nuclear companies.

Ohio House Bill 6 Would Hurt Consumers in the Buckeye State

Ohio lawmakers are considering raising consumer’s energy bills in the Buckeye State to bail out two unprofitable nuclear power plants which have been scheduled for shut down in two years. The nuclear plants are run by FirstEnergy Solutions (FES) which is filing for bankruptcy as part of a restructuring plan that will separate the business from its parent company, FirstEnergy Corp.

State Energy Bailouts Pose More Urgent Threat Than Green New Deal

The Green New Deal and its associated hyperbole have commanded most of the recent attention that is paid to energy policy.

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