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Exelon statement on Union of Concerned Scientists report on the future of nuclear energy

Today, Exelon Corp. issued the following statement on a new report from the Union of Concerned Scientists that makes the environmental case for the preservation of existing nuclear plants:


“This is a big moment in the fight against climate change. The report provides more evidence that preserving existing nuclear plants is essential to a clean energy future for consumers and that failure to do so will set back state and national efforts to achieve essential emissions reductions. As the nation’s largest producer of emissions-free energy, we strongly support their call for a technology-neutral, nationwide price on carbon that puts us on course to reduce emissions in the fastest and most economical way possible and delivers value back to customers.”

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