First Energy terminates 2 more executives as HB 6 repeal languishes in legislature

"Akron-based FirstEnergy is at the center of a scandal that has rocked Ohio politics as well as the company’s front office.

In late October, FirstEnergy fired its CEO and two other executives for violating company policy. In a filing Monday (see below), it announced two more executives-- including the chief legal officer and chief ethics officer--have been dismissed.

It all centers around House Bill 6, an energy bill approved last year by the Ohio Legislature that dramatically altered the state’s energy policy."

-- Sarah Taylor, WKSU

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