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NUCLEAR MATTERS: Nuclear Plant Closures in Ohio and Pennsylvania Will Have Significant Negative Impacts on the Environment and Economy

The announced closure of four nuclear power plants in Ohio and Pennsylvania will have severe environmental and economic impacts, according to a new report released by The Brattle Group. Specifically, these closures would likely result in an increase of over twenty million metric tons of CO2 emissions, tens of thousands of tons of incremental air pollutants, and significantly higher electricity costs to consumers. Read More »

Report details economic, social benefits from New York's nuclear plants

Nuclear Matters released a report this week from the Brattle Group that indicated the economic and environmental benefits of New York's four nuclear power plants. “The economic and environmental benefits of nuclear energy are often undervalued in national and state energy policy discussions,” Mark Berkman, co-author of the report and a principal at the Brattle Group, said. Read More »