NEIS sent the following today to Illinois state and federal legislators, as well as to its entire media list. We share it with you now:
We hope that this latest installment of our energy transformation series finds you well, and as you wind down towards the end of the Spring legislative session, that your work is successful.
We share with you a critically important op-ed that appeared today in the Washington Post, written by the former Chairperson of the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) – Dr. Gregory Jaczko. (before proceeding here, please read his article, “I oversaw the U.S. nuclear power industry. Now I think it should be banned.”).
Currently, there are a number of major pieces of energy legislation before the Legislature: CEJA, the Exelon Bill, the ComEd/Ameren Bill, Path to 100, maybe more. Realistically, no single bill from this group will or should pass before the end of this Spring legislative session; and in all probability, a large, omnibus energy bill in the Fall Veto Session is the most likely outcome. Read more