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March 12, 2019

Could ratepayers be on the hook to keep 3 Mile Island open?

  • Pennsylvania electricity customers could be billed for the cost of buying nuclear power credits, similar to what's paid for wind and solar.
  • By MARC LEVY
    Associated Press

    HARRISBURG, Pa. — Legislation designed to pump hundreds of millions of ratepayer dollars into Three Mile Island and Pennsylvania's other nuclear power plants was introduced Monday and could usher in heated debate over whether the plants deserve what critics call a bailout.

    The debate in Pennsylvania's Capitol will run up against a June 1 deadline in the nation's No. 2 nuclear power state.


     
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