Lawmakers are right not to fall for Exelon’s heavy-handed tactics | Opinion
The issue is not that Exelon won't be making money if Three Mile Island closes. It's just that it won't be making as much money. That's not a good argument.
Three Mile Island will close this fall, as time runs out for Legislature to advance nuclear bills
One of the Republican lawmakers pushing a bill to aid the state's nuclear industry said Wednesday "there is not sufficient support to advance a proposal in time" to keep Three Mile Island in Dauphin County open.
Former Gov. Tom Ridge backs deal to help state nuclear industry
At the first of four hearings on a bill written to aid the state’s nuclear power sector, former Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Ridge told a state House panel Monday that he supports giving the industry a helping hand. Ridge, the nation’s first Homeland Security secretary, told the House Consumer Affairs Committee the choice facing lawmakers is […]
Pa.’s nuke industry doesn’t want a bailout. It wants a handout | Opinion
By Michael Peters Pennsylvanians across the commonwealth are starting to receive direct mail and see headlines about the nuclear industry and its stated need for a bailout to keep its plants open. Bills in the state House and Senate would do just that. Let’s be clear: If state lawmakers go along with this, it won’t […]
Three Mile Island at 40: ‘We were told a nuclear accident was as likely as a meteor falling from the sky’
With the 40th anniversary this week of America's worst nuclear accident, survivors and experts discuss its legacy - and the ongoing public policy challenges it poses.
How many times are we going to bailout Three Mile Island? | Opinion
If consumers already paid to build Pennsylvania’s nuclear plants, and then paid off the debt on the nuclear plants, why does Three Mile Island need yet another bailout?