SPRINGFIELD – Illinois Senate President Don Harmon will look into legislative options requiring power plants be put up for sale to see if someone else can successful run them before they can be mothballed.

Harmon offered the following statement regarding Exelon’s announcement that it intends to close two of the nuclear power plants it owns in Illinois.

“Independent market monitors believe these plants can be profitable. I intend to look into legislative options including requiring these plants be put up for sale before they can be shuttered. We owe it to these workers and communities to see if someone else can successfully run these assets.”

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