Exelon moves to pull plug on Byron, Dresden nuclear plants, saying Springfield’s failure on energy deal leaves ‘no choice’

Exelon moves ahead with plans to shut down Byron, Dresden nuclear plants, citing Springfield failure to pass energy bill

An Exelon spokesman said the company remains hopeful that “clean energy legislation will pass in time for us to reverse these actions,” but they must move toward shuttering the plants. One lawmaker said the action was expected. “I’m not sure it changes anything,”

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