Opinion: On nuke rescue, PSEG stands to make a killing at our expense.

Salem nuclear power plant, new jersey

TOM MORAN / STAR-LEDGER – If New Jersey is serious about fighting climate change, it cannot allow PSEG to shut down its three nuclear power plants in Salem County, which provide more than one-third of our electricity without emitting a speck of carbon. Wind and solar power won’t be able to fill that gap for decades, and the crisis is upon us.

But the rescue bill approved by the Democratic legislature last year is an inexcusably sloppy piece of work that will likely cost families and businesses in New Jersey about $300 million a year. As mistakes go, this one is a whopper …

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