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Current $61M bribery allegation opens old wounds for FirstEnergy

The $61 million alleged bribery scheme wrapped around FirstEnergy Corp. has opened old wounds for the Ohio utility giant, and convinced FirstEnergy's harshest critics that the corporation never learned its lesson.

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Who's afraid of FirstEnergy Solutions' restructuring plan? Every government agency that has seen it

As the troubled coal and nuclear firm tries to emerge from bankruptcy, questions about what it leaves behind remain.
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Coal generator that Trump tried to save files for bankruptcy

A power generator that pleaded for the Trump administration’s help in bailing out struggling coal and nuclear plants has filed for bankruptcy.
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Davis-Besse nuclear power plant to shut down permanently in 2020

For the first time, the operating end points for FirstEnergy Corp.'s Davis-Besse nuclear power plant in Ottawa County; its Perry nuclear power plant east of Cleveland in Perry, Ohio, and its twin-reactor Beaver Valley nuclear power complex west of Pittsburgh in Shippingport, Pa., have been put in writing by a corporation subsidiary.

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Trump bailout set for coal plant with politically allied fan

Amy Coombs, who’s lived across the street from Pennsylvania’s largest coal-fired power plant for going on five decades, isn’t exactly overflowing with sentiment at its decline.
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