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The fight over Ohio's new nuclear bailout law has apparently hit at street level. A person gathering signatures to put the bailout on next year's ballot called police to report an assault.

Ohio Public Radio

An Ohio Senate committee has amended the energy bill that could bail out the state's nuclear power plants. 

Andy Chow / Statehouse News Bureau

The Ohio House has passed a sweeping energy bill that would bail out the state’s two nuclear power plants and wipe out green energy standards. As Statehouse correspondent Andy Chow reports, the debate covered a wide span of issues from both sides of the aisle.  

40 years after the nation's worst commercial nuclear accident, the remaining reactor still operating at Three Mile Island in South-central Pennsylvania is closing.

Exelon announced Wednesday that Three Mile Island Generating Station Unit 1 will shut down by September 30th.

The number of people graduating with nuclear engineering degrees has more than tripled since a low point in 2001, and many are passionate about their motivation.

"I'm here because I think I can save the world with nuclear power," Leslie Dewan told the crowd at a 2014 event as she pitched her company's design for a new kind of reactor.

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.