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Friday, June 3, 2016

Market Conditions Shutter Three Illinois Reactors

Market Conditions Shutter Three Illinois Reactors

Closures Portend Severe Economic, Environmental Impacts
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Exelon Corp. today announced the premature closing of three of the company’s 11 reactors in Illinois—the single-reactor Clinton Power Station and both reactors at the Quad Cities Generating Station. The company plans to shut down the Clinton station on June 1, 2017, and Quad Cities a year later. Following is a statement from Marvin Fertel, president and chief executive officer at the Nuclear Energy Institute.


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