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Michael Mariotte wrote this on May 2nd. He passed away on May 16th, age 63, after a 3 yr fight against life-shortening cancer and a 30 yr fight against nuclear. http://www.nirs.org/about/michael.htm The world doesn’t have 30 yrs left to wait. Do something.
It might seem that we’re guilty of dumping on Exelon in these pages, which is possibly true, especially since there is an apparently endless supply of Exelon-initiated issues worthy of bringing to public attention. After all, Exelon is the nation’s largest electric utility, the largest nuclear utility, and while we haven’t developed a test for this yet, quite likely the nation’s greediest electric utility.
Still, consider this one from Crain’s Chicago Business Review, which has been doing a great job of trying to hold Exelon accountable: it turns out that while Exelon has been pleading poverty in Springfield, Illinois–home of the Illinois legislature–and loudly proclaiming it needs a bailout to keep at least three uneconomic reactors operating; when the company goes to Wall Street, Exelon paints quite a different…
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