Zero Emission Nuclear Local Leaders Fear Tax Increases If Nuclear Plants Close By Andy Chow • Jun 13, 2017 Andy Chow Local leaders are urging state lawmakers to save Ohio’s nuclear plants in fear of the impact those shutdowns would have on their communities. FirstEnergy CEO Discusses Possible Bankruptcy For Generation Company By Andy Chow • May 19, 2017 Andy Chow The CEO of one of Ohio’s largest energy providers made a rare appearance before state lawmakers, pleading for nuclear plant subsidies. This push comes as the company is nearing a major decision. Eklund Makes Case For Nuclear Subsidy Plan, Denies Any Conflict By Andy Chow • Apr 17, 2017 Jerry Sharp/Shutterstock The utility that owns Ohio’s two nuclear power sites say it needs to charge its customers more in order save the struggling plants. The senator who’s proposing a bill that would allow that to happen is accused of having a conflict of interest.