December 3, 2023

Three Mile Island (TMI)

Nuclear Subsidies Still on the Table in Pennsylvania
An attempt to save Pennsylvania’s Three Mile Island fell apart, but that doesn’t mean state lawmakers will abandon support for nuclear subsidies altogether.
Exelon to Close Three Mile Island
Exelon announced it will permanently shut down the nearly 45-year-old Three Mile Island nuclear plant in Londonderry Township, Pa., by Sept. 30.
Pa. Lawmaker Contends TMI Rescue Unlikely
The fate of Three Mile Island looks bleaker as Pennsylvania lawmakers wrapped up hearings that considered subsidizing the state’s nuclear fleet.
Pennsylvania Joins US Climate Alliance
Pennsylvania joined the U.S. Climate Alliance after releasing its own action plan to achieve a 26% reduction in statewide greenhouse gas emissions by 2025.
Pa. Lawmakers Introduce 2nd Nuke Subsidy Bill
Pennsylvania lawmakers proposed another $500 million plan to subsidize the state’s nuclear industry and fought back against critics of providing support.
Exelon: Need Pa. Action by May to Save TMI
Pennsylvania lawmakers must approve nuclear subsidies by May to prevent the retirement of Three Mile Island Unit 1, Exelon CEO Chris Crane said.
The Brattle Group
Report: Nuke Loss Would Undo Renewable Growth
The closure of four nuclear plants in Pennsylvania and Ohio would boost power prices and carbon emissions, undoing the clean air benefits of renewables, according to a Brattle Group report.
Seeking Subsidy, Exelon Threatens to Close Three Mile Island
Exelon announced that it will retire Three Mile Island Unit 1 in September 2019 “absent needed policy reforms.”

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