Tracking House Bill 6 Subsidy Charges and Air Pollution

Subsidies You Paid for AEP, AES (DP&L) & Duke OVEC Coal Plants Since 1/1/20:

Click: S.B.117 to Repeal Coal Subsidies
Click: OMA Report on OVEC Subsidies
  • $
($232,718 per day)

Pollution from HB6-Subsidized AEP, AES (DP&L) and Duke OVEC coal plants since 1/1/20 *

Click: USEPA Pollution Viewer
  • tons CO2
  • tons NOx
  • tons SO2
  • * Projections per USEPA 2020 Data

"Decoupling" Subsidies You Paid to Recession-Proof FirstEnergy Since 2/1/20:

Click: OCC Refund Filing
  • $26 Million (plus interest)
    *For Refund Per H.B. 128*

Bruce Weston
Consumers' Counsel

Then Attorney General Mike DeWine administering the oath of office to Consumers’ Counsel Bruce Weston.

Then Attorney General Mike DeWine administering the oath of office to Consumers’ Counsel Bruce Weston.


“Ohio should lead with its heart and keep Ohioans connected to utility services for the time being. We fear for already hurting Ohio families if utilities are allowed to resume disconnections during the pandemic and financial crisis."  
       

                           - Ohio Consumers’ Counsel Bruce Weston


 

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