House Hearing on Bill to Repeal Coal Plant Subsidies

The House Public Utilities Committee this week heard opening testimony on House Bill 351, offered by Reps. Laura Lanese (R-Grove City) and Reggie Stoltzfus (R-Minerva) to repeal House Bill 6’s cost recovery extension for a pair of Ohio Valley Electric Corp. coal plants — estimated to cost customers around $700 million by 2030. The bill mirrors Senate Bill 117, co-sponsored by Sens. Mark Romanchuk (R-Mansfield) and Hearcel Craig (D-Columbus). 9/21/2021