President Trump is considering a bailout of struggling nuclear and coal plants across the country to prevent a (non-existent) “grid emergency”.
If the plan goes through, parts of the power sector would be nationalized for the next two years. For consumers, that means possibly paying billions of dollars more to prop up failing power plants.
The decision could come any day now:
The bailout would make big energy companies richer, while hurting everyday Illinoisans. CUB is asking YOU to send the White House a message!