Davis-Besse Nuclear Power Plant SUPCO Likely Next Stop In Fight Over State's Nuclear Plant Bailout Law By Ohio Public Radio • Oct 25, 2019 This week brought a close to one chapter for Ohio's nuclear power plant bailout law, House Bill 6. But another could be starting. Pro Nuclear Plant Bailout Group Formed To Fight Referendum Attempt By Ohio Public Radio • Aug 27, 2019 shutterstock.com The battle lines have been drawn for the fight over Ohio's new energy law. Nuclear Bailout Bill Passes Legislature, Signed By Governor By Associated Press & Alison Holm • Jul 23, 2019 Associated Press A roughly $1 billion financial rescue for Ohio's two nuclear power plants is on the way after lawmakers and the governor signed off on a plan Tuesday that will add a new fee to every electricity bill in the state. Nuclear Plants' Owner Seems Flexible On Bailout Deadline By Ohio Public Radio • Jul 1, 2019 Ohio Public Radio The owner of Ohio’s two nuclear power plants says it still plans to deactivate and decommission them since lawmakers were not able to pass a bail out measure before the June 30 deadline. Plant Workers, Local Leaders Say Much Is At Stake With Potential Nuclear Power Bailout By Ohio Public Radio • Apr 12, 2019 Andy Chow The state's two nuclear power plants are on track to be shut down in the next two years as the owner, FirstEnergy Solutions, files for bankruptcy. Group Of FirstEnergy Employees Come To Columbus To Save Firm's Two Ohio Nuclear Power Plants By Ohio Public Radio • Apr 3, 2018 Ohio Public Radio A dozen employees of Akron-based FirstEnergy came to Columbus Monday to lobby lawmakers and the governor to save two nuclear power plants the firm plans to close. FirstEnergy Subsidiary Files For Bankruptcy By Associated Press • Apr 2, 2018 A subsidiary that runs Akron-based FirstEnergy's nuclear and coal-fired power plants has filed for bankruptcy. FirstEnergy Plans To Close Davis-Besse, Perry Nuclear Power Plants By Associated Press • Mar 30, 2018 Ohio Public Radio Akron-based FirstEnergy says it plans to close its Davis-Besse and Perry nuclear power plants within the next three years. Ohio Senate Committee Chair Doesn't Anticipate Vote On Nuclear Plant Bailout Bill By Associated Press • Jan 29, 2018 State of Ohio A Republican state lawmaker says there are no plans to hold more hearings on a proposal to raise customer bills to bailout two nuclear power plants owned by Akron-based FirstEnergy. Nuclear Plant Bailout Bill Stalls In Legislative Committee By Associated Press • Jun 11, 2017 shutterstock.com A proposed bailout of Akron-based FirstEnergy's two Ohio nuclear power plants appears to be stalled in the state Legislature. Lawmakers Table FirstEnergy's Nuclear Plant Bailout Proposal By Ohio Public Radio • May 31, 2017 Ohio Public Radio Ohio lawmakers have tabled Akron-based FirstEnergy's proposal to raise customer rates to bailout its two Ohio nuclear power plants. FirstEnergy CEO Makes Plea To Senate To Save Nuclear Plants By Ohio Public Radio • May 19, 2017 Ohio Public Radio The CEO of one of Ohio’s largest energy providers made a rare appearance before state lawmakers, pleading for nuclear plant subsidies. Plan At Statehouse Would Have FirstEnergy Customers Pay More To Bail Out Two Nuclear Plants By Jim Letizia & Associated Press • Apr 10, 2017 A bailout is being proposed for two Ohio nuclear power plants that would end up increasing rates by 5 percent for customers of their owner, troubled Akron-based FirstEnergy. Davis-Besse Back In Operation After Weekend Shutdown By Jim Letizia & Associated Press • May 15, 2015 Akron-based FirstEnergy says the Davis-Besse nuclear power plant that was shut down Saturday night due to a steam leak has resumed operations. FirstEnergy Making Push For New Plan, Opponents Dub It A Coal Plant Bailout By Ohio Public Radio & Jim Letizia • May 11, 2015 Akron-based FirstEnergy is pushing a plan that would result in higher electric bills for the next three years. Ohio Nuclear Power Plant Shut Down Over Steam Leak By Associated Press • May 11, 2015 wikipedia A nuclear power plant has been shut down after a steam leak was found in a non-radioactive portion of the plant in northwest Ohio. FirstEnergy Says Davis-Besse Is Safe By Jim Letizia & Associated Press • Sep 9, 2014 wikipedia Akron-based FirstEnergy says cracks in the concrete shield that protects the Davis-Besse nuclear power plant near Toledo have grown since they were first found three years ago.