Investigating Ohio’s Nuclear Subsidy Saga

The Energy News Network and the Ohio Center for Investigative Journalism have published a story that maps the “dark money” network that supported House Bill 6, the nuclear bailout law. The disclosure filings show FirstEnergy’s generation subsidiary paid nearly $2 million to Generation Now, “one of the special interest groups that orchestrated ads, political donations and other efforts.” But the story also notes that legal loopholes make it harder to find out the total spent and who else was behind the campaign. 3/6/2020