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Commentary: Excelon’s nuclear hostage tactics must end via Chicago Tribune

“Nuclear Hostage Crisis: Day 2,363” Yes, that’s right. It was March 9, 2014, when Exelon announced that it would close its nuclear plants if the Illinois legislature, under House Speaker Michael Madigan’s watchful eye, did not bail them out. The … Continue reading

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Why the nuclear industry targets renewables instead of gas via Midwest Energy News

Cheap natural gas has upended the nation’s energy landscape and made aging nuclear power plants increasingly uncompetitive. Yet the nuclear industry, which generates almost a fifth of the nation’s energy, has declared war not on gas but on wind and … Continue reading

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