Supporters of Exelon's latest proposal to keep the nuclear power plants in Clinton and the Quad Cities say they have a new study that shows just how valuable the plants are. Supporters say the two plants save Illinois customers from higher electric bills, to the tune of 360-million dollars a year.
The fate of Exelon's two nuclear power plants is going to get most of the attention in Springfield this week. Lawmakers are back for the final week of veto session. Statehouse insiders say more action on a budget and other issues could come when lawmakers are expected to return to the Capitol in January.