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Perry Nuclear Power plant

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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.

A subsidiary that runs Akron-based FirstEnergy's nuclear and coal-fired power plants has filed for bankruptcy. 

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 Public Radio

State lawmakers are trying to decide whether to allow utilities to raise customer rates to bail out their struggling nuclear power plants. 

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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. 

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A proposed bailout of Akron-based FirstEnergy's two Ohio nuclear power plants appears to be stalled in the state Legislature.

Ohio Public Radio

Ohio lawmakers have tabled Akron-based FirstEnergy's proposal to raise customer rates to bailout its two Ohio nuclear power plants.

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. 

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.

Steam Leak Shuts Down Perry Nuclear Plant Saturday

Jun 17, 2013

A radioactive steam leak in the plumbing of the reactor cooling system is causing a short-term shutdown of the Perry nuclear power plant east near Cleveland.