FirstEnergy CEO Says Country Heading for Natural Gas ‘Disaster’ July 31, 2017By Peter KeyFirstEnergy CEO Chuck Jones said that he thinks the “country is heading for a disaster” because of its over-reliance on natural gas for generating power. | FirstEnergy Tell us who you are,get 2 free articles each month. What do you want to know?Want a free trial instead? Click here.Already convinced? View pricing and plans.Already a subscriber? Log in here. Additional news on this topic:FirstEnergy Selling Merchant Fleet Despite NOPRFirstEnergy supports the U.S. Department of Energy’s call to financially support nuclear and coal-fired units, but that won’t stop the company from selling off its merchant generation fleet.FirstEnergy Shutting down Unsold Coal PlantBlocked by regulators from moving its ailing coal-fired Pleasants plant into the rate base of a subsidiary, FirstEnergy announced it will shut the plant down.Stakeholders Approve Gas-Electric CommunicationMembers last week approved revisions to the Operating Agreement to allow PJM to share non-public operational information with natural gas pipelines and local distribution companies.