LEAF PICKUP: TODAY, CITY CREWS WILL START WHERE THEY LEFT OFF IN ZONE 4 YESTERDAY AND MOVE IN TO ZONE 5.          
Letters
Letters Policy
 
DeWittDailyNews.com welcomes letters to the editor, as a way we can let our readers and listeners sound off on the issues most important to them. If you wish to submit a letter, please note the following guidelines: 
 
  • All letters should be no more than 500 words in length, and should include the writer's name, address and phone number. We will not publish street address, e-mail address or phone number; rather, we reserve the right to contact writers to determine their validity.
     
  • We do not accept handwritten letters or letters submitted on paper.  All letters must be submitted electronically to whow@randyradio.com
     
  • If the editor comments about a letter, the reader may respond with at least as many words as were used by the editor. We would like to stimulate a sincere dialogue.
     
  • All letters become property of DeWitt Daily News.com and Kaskaskia Broadcasting, Inc., dba WHOW/WEZC Radio, and are subject to editing for length, content, grammar, punctuation at the editor's discretion.
     
  • Material that may libel or slander an individual or group will neither be accepted nor posted.
     
  • You may email letters to whow@randyradio.com; to ensure your message is received, please include "Letter to the Editor" in the subject line.
 
We look forward to hearing from you.

Letter to the Editor: Last Chance to Save Clinton Power Plant

Letter to the Editor

Posted November 15, 2016

 

Dear Editor:

 

The November veto session is the last chance for the passage of legislation that would save the Clinton and Quad Cities nuclear power plants, which are threatened with premature closure due to their inability to compete with heavily subsidized wind and solar energy sources and historically low natural gas prices. The proposed legislation, known as the Future Energy Jobs Bill, would level the playing field by treating all sources of clean energy equally.

Closure of the Clinton and Quad Cities plants would cause Illinois to lose nearly a quarter of it’s clean energy — a change that would be the equivalent to adding about 2 million cars to the road. Closure of these two plants would result in the loss of about 4,000 jobs, which would be devastating for Clinton, the Quad Cities, and surrounding regions.

Please take the time today to contact the governor and legislative leaders to show your support for the Future Energy Jobs Bill. Failure to pass the legislation that will save these plants would not only have a negative impact on the economy, it would also be a major step backward for the environment.

To learn more about the Future Energy Jobs Bill and to send a message to your legislators please visit NuclearPowersIllinois.com.

Stefanie Ellis Wrage
Wapella, IL  61777

 

0
comments


Local Weather