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Ohio HB 351 - Ohio Electric Payments to Maintain Inefficient, Polluting Coal Plants


House Bill 6 repeal is incomplete without ending subsidies for two obsolete coal plants. HB 351 would end the injustice of Ohio electric consumers paying to maintain coal plants that are not needed to provide electric power in Ohio. The plants produce high levels of pollution; deliver electricity that is more expensive than the market rate.


Here’s how to contact your lawmakers today to share your views on House Bill 351 to repeal and refund coal plant subsidies.

Contact your Representative to voice your opinion on HB 351 by going to the house web site: and using the look up function to find your representative and then access the contact information (phone number or email.) It is very helpful to let your Representative know how you feel on this important issue to care for our environment and future generations.


Note: Anderson Township Ohio House Representative Thomas Brinkman is on the Public Utilities Committee. His phone number in Columbus is 614-644-6886 and web contact is:


You could contact the Public Utilities Committee Chair – James Hoops or other members of the committee to move the HB 351 legislation to the House floor for a vote. Go to the Oho House Public Utilities Committee When you click on the picture of any individual committee member, it will take you to their web page so you may send an email message (use “contact” menu choice) or you may call the representative’s Columbus office (number is provided).