With the declining price of electricity, nuclear power plants are struggling to stay afloat. Ohio lawmakers are considering a bill that would allow one nuclear energy company to charge their customers more because of the growing costs for nuclear plants.
Proponents of the bill argue it's about saving jobs, while others feel that customers shouldn't have to front the bill. Today we'll discuss this and the state of nuclear energy in Ohio with a panel of guests.
- Sen. John Eklund, R-Chardon, Ohio Senate
- Sam Belcher, Chief Nuclear Officer, FirstEnergy
- Dan Gearino, Energy Reporter, Columbus Dispatch
- Todd A. Snitchler, spokesperson, Alliance for Energy Choice
- Harvey Wasserman, writer, environmental activist and editor, NukeFree.org
This show originally aired on April 13, 2017.