Continued Calls to Repeal OVEC Subsidies


Earlier this summer, Ohio House leaders took actions to preserve House Bill 6 language that forces electric ratepayers to provide hundreds of millions of dollars to two 1950s-era coal plants owned by the Ohio Valley Electric Corporation. Lawmakers seeking to repeal the OVEC subsidies say they will continue their efforts. Meanwhile, in Ohio’s Appalachian country, the Times Leader (Martins Ferry) recently voiced its support for the repeal legislation. 9/5/2023