Post Tagged with: "Ohio Consumers Power Alliance"

FirstEnergy's Perry nuclear plant. Photo By
Wainstead / Creative Commons
FirstEnergy / Nuclear Energy

New fee a ‘bailout’ for FirstEnergy nuclear plants, environmental groups say

COLUMBUS — “‘The bill announced today is nothing more than another bailout tax for failing nuclear plants paid for on the backs of hardworking Ohioans,’ Trish Demeter, vice president of energy policy at the Ohio Environmental Council Action Fund, said in a statement. Householder denied that this plan was a bailout […]

The General James M. Gavin coal plant in southeast Ohio. Photo by: Analog Kid / Creative Commons
Coal / FirstEnergy / Nuclear Energy / Ohio Citizen Action / Ohio Consumers Power Alliance

Coal, nuclear cleanup costs central to FirstEnergy’s rejected bankruptcy plan

“Some of the former plant sites run by FirstEnergy and its predecessors were ‘really dirty coal plants,’ said Dick Munson, who directs clean energy efforts in the Midwest for the Environmental Defense Fund. ‘Some also have coal ash ponds that are just things that you want to get cleaned up. […]

Ohio activist group’s name is too similar to industry-backed group
Energy / Ohio Consumers Power Alliance / Ohio Utility Bailouts

Ohio activist group’s name is too similar to industry-backed group

COLUMBUS — “The Consumer Energy Alliance, a Houston-based group whose members include the nuclear industry’s trade association, fossil-fuel companies and manufacturing groups, said in a release Tuesday that it sent the letter after receiving ‘an unprecedented amount of inquiries regarding its relationship to the new organization.’ ‘[The] use of the CEA name […]