The Public Service Commission gave the go-ahead to letting nuclear power plants qualify for clean energy subsidies. It's a decision that way key to keeping one upstate plant from closing- and the head of the commission said there would be no way to make up the difference without relying on fossil fuels. But there's been a debate about whether nuclear really counts as "clean energy." Michael Shellenberger of Environmental Progress, a pro-nuclear group, and Sarah Spath from Mothers for Nuclear discuss.
PSC Approves Power Plant Subsidies
By Capital Tonight Staff | August 1, 2016 @11:55 PM