Nuke Bailout Bill Passes Legislature
(Springfield, IL) — Electricity rates in Illinois are expected to go up after state lawmakers passed a bill to bail out two nuclear power plants. The “Chicago Tribune” says ComEd customers will pay on average an extra four-and-a-half dollars a month to keep the power plants open. Governor Rauner is expected to sign the bailout bill passed Thursday. The bill would allow Exelon to collect about 235-million dollars a year from customers to keep its power plants open in Clinton and the Quad Cities.
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