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PJM capacity auction shows First Energy’s nuclear plants aren’t needed

FirstEnergy critics say PJM auction shows its nuclear plants aren’t needed The bankrupt company’s three Ohio nuclear plants failed to clear PJM’s capacity auction despite higher prices. The failure of FirstEnergy Solutions’ nuclear power plants to clear a regional capacity auction supports the case for closing them, critics said. Regional grid operator PJM announced the

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The Christian Science Monitor: Innovative Farmers Can Help Slow Algal Bloom on Lake Erie

May 29, 2018 Wanted: Innovative Farmers to Help Slow Algal Bloom on Lake Erie By Richard Mertens Flat, mosquito infested, and barely passable, the Great Black Swamp once covered 1,500 square miles of northwestern Ohio and neighboring Indiana. Drained and settled in the 19th century, the area includes the farm that Duane Stateler’s great-grandfather started

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Chicago Tribune: EPA Deal Marks Dramatic Shift Away From Dirty Coal Power in Chicago Area

May 24, 2018 EPA Deal Marks Dramatic Shift Away From Dirty Coal Power in Chicago Area By Michael Hawthorne Despite President Donald Trump’s pledge to bring back the days when coal power dominated the nation, his administration quietly settled a lawsuit this month that highlights how the lung-damaging, climate-changing source of electricity has largely disappeared

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Toledo Blade: Judge Says He May Back Away from Lake Erie Algae Lawsuit

Judge Says He May Back Away from Lake Erie Algae Lawsuit By Tom Henry While still clearly disgusted by the lack of progress toward solving western Lake Erie’s chronic algae problem, U.S. District Judge James Carr has left open the possibility of eventually backing away from the case in front of him — but only

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