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Litigation: States, utility urge Supreme Court to decline ZEC appeals

March 13, 2019
Two states that have adopted zero-emission credit (ZEC) programs to aid economically struggling nuclear plants, as well as the power generator that has largely benefited from the programs, are urging the Supreme Court to decline hearing an appeal from rival generators seeking to scrap the subsidies. The advocacy comes in separate March 11 briefs from New York officials, Illinois regulators and Exelon Corp., urging the high court to reject two petitions for a writ of certiorari filed by the...


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