Expensive Nuke Plants in OH, PA Launch Attack on Cheaper NatGas

Nuclear power plants, which are heavily regulated, can no longer compete in the free and open market–so they’ve decided to seek new laws to protect their revenue stream. That is, they hope to use laws to do what they can’t do in the free marketplace–force electric ratepayers to fund their more expensive source of electricity, and erect barriers for natural gas-fired electric plants (i.e. “re-regulation” of the electric industry). It’s sleazy and disgusting, but it’s happening. The nuke lobby has been successful in places where there’s corruption–like New York and Illinois. Now the nuke lobby is trying it in Ohio and Pennsylvania. Will they fall next?…

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