Poll Shows Ohioans Oppose FirstEnergy Nuclear Subsidy

API Ohio last week released a new poll finding that a majority of voters in Summit, Lake and Ottawa counties oppose legislation that would allow FirstEnergy to charge its customers a special fee to support its Ohio Davis-Besse and Perry nuclear plants.

API Ohio is a division of API, which represents all segments of America’s oil and natural gas industry.

API Ohio Executive Director Chris Zeigler said, ” … We do not oppose nuclear power. What we oppose are legislative schemes that subsidize one form of energy over another, and create an uneven playing field that costs consumers, hurts manufacturers and threatens the state’s economy.”

According to API, poll results include:

601 Ohio registered voters in Lake County, Summit County and Ottawa County were polled. 10/12/2017