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Kasich Likely Won't Support Bailout Of FirstEnergy's Nuclear Power Plants

Aug 22, 2017

Governor John Kasich
Credit State of Ohio

Ohio Governor John Kasich says he can't see supporting a proposed bailout of Akron-based FirstEnergy's two nuclear plants that's now stalled in the state Legislature.

Kasich says it's up to FirstEnergy to figure out how to keep its nuclear plants operating without a bailout. The governor made his comments on Monday while touring the Oregon Clean Energy Center, touting its ability to power more homes than coal or nuclear power plants.