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Bribery arrest in Ohio over bailing out nuclear power plants while gutting renewable energy and energy efficiency support

Bribery arrest in Ohio over bailing out nuclear power plants while gutting renewable energy and energy efficiency support

FBI agents arrested Ohio House Speaker Larry Householder (R) on Tuesday in connection with a $60 million bribery scheme  allegedly involving state officials and associates. The charges are linked to a controversial law passed last year, HB-6  , that bailed out two nuclear power plants in the state from utility FirstEnergy Solutions, while gutting subsidies … Continue reading

Book review of new history of Chernobyl tragedy

Book review of new history of Chernobyl tragedy

The Chernobyl disaster in 1986 has had a long-lasting impact on our energy and environmental policies. Viv Groskop writes a review in The Guardian about a new book that is the first comprehensive history. Groskop explains that without losing any detail or nuance, the author, Harvard professor Serhil Plokhy, “has a knack for making complicated … Continue reading