24 Best Bathroom Plants – High Humidity Plants

Houseplants have become increasingly popular over the past few years, so much so that it’s safe to say they’re a decorating staple. And the trend has officially extended to every room of the house—including the bathroom. It may seem like a weird place to keep your plants and show off your green thumb, but not only does putting plants in your bathroom turn it into your own personal oasis (seriously, a plant-filled bathroom is like a vacation in your own home!), your bathroom is actually a great environment to keep many plants, even some of the most popular ones out there like snake plants and fiddle leaf figs. The higher humidity levels help plenty of plants live their best lives, and there are options for sunny, natural-light-filled bathrooms and darker, windowless ones alike.


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According to plant resources like The Sill, Bloomscape, Costa Farms, and Urban Sprouts, these are some of the best houseplants to place in your bathroom, with plenty of options for all different light levels. Just choose the right varieties for your space, and these humidity-loving plants will be content.

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Pilea Peperomioides

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The self-propagating Pilea Peperomioides thrives in tropical environments, making it the perfect bathroom plant candidate. However, it will do better in a bathroom that has a window with bright to indirect light. Also referred to as a pancake or a UFO plant, the plant has flat, round leaves that make for a cute, playful display—it would look especially nice against the backdrop of some polka dot-printed towels or wallpaper!

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Golden Pothos

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If you can’t resist a good trailing plant, the golden pothos will make itself and all its vines at home in your bathroom, where it will thrive in a more humid environment (the tips of its leaves will turn brown if the air is too dry!). This plant can handle anywhere from low to bright sunlight, so long as the light is indirect.

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Mini Preserved Living Wall

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Perhaps in your experience, the best bathroom plants are the ones that require zero effort… So if you’re looking for a decorative plant to liven up your bathroom wall that requires zero maintenance in order to thrive, opt for a “living wall.” The vibrant green moss has been preserved in its prime so you won’t have to do anything to keep it in tip-top shape. Simply hang it up. 

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Aloe Plant

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The aloe plant is a super low-key succulent that’s perfect for a first houseplant owner or anyone with a super busy lifestyle. All it really needs to thrive is access to bright light (indirect is fine, though direct sunlight will be better and might even make your plant yield coral-hued flowers), so place it in a sunny spot in your bathroom. It’s great for soothing sunburns and

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Bathroom Plants – 10 Best Plants For Bathroom

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Bathroom plants are now considered an essential bathroom accessory. Why? While it’s more than just an Instagram trend, aesthetically speaking, there’s nothing more stylish than luscious green plants either placed on a shelf or stool by the bathtub or hanging from a shower.

Bathrooms are actually great for certain plants to thrive in thanks to its warm and humid atmosphere. From Aloe Vera to Boston Fern, there are plenty of bathroom plants that will elevate your space and keep it bright and cheery.

‘With just a few additions, your bathroom can be transformed into a rainforest-inspired haven of calm, with your houseplants working hard to keep your bathroom steam and bacteria free,’ say the experts at online bathroom specialist, Victorian Plumbing.

While trailing plants such as Ivy and Heartleaf Philodendron would look great on ledges, you could also place bathroom plants on a ladder shelf and hang them with some ‘S’ shaped hooks.

And don’t forget to pick your plant pots carefully. They should be made from a porous material like terracotta and have a few drainage holes at the bottom. If your plant pot has a solid bottom, ensure it is placed in a pot with drainage holes first, then place on top of a dish or saucer inside the main pot.

Take a look at the best bathroom plants to consider buying below…

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Snake Plant (Sansevieria)

This brilliant bathroom plant — also known as the Mother-In-Law’s Tongue — thrives in high humidity. The long, vertical leaves are known to help filter toxins out of the air, and thanks to the steam from long, hot showers, it won’t need watering as much.

‘If you’re working with a small bathroom a snake plant is a great choice as the leaves grow up, rather than out so it won’t take up too much floor space. Be sure to dust the leaves on a regular basis so they can still soak up the light and moisture that your bathroom brings,’ explain the team at Victorian Plumbing.

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Tillandsia plants

With a unique appearance, the Tillandsia plant (which is a genus of around 650 species of evergreen) is perfect for having in the bathroom. As well as being incredibly low-maintenance, they also flourish in hot and humid conditions.

Taking nutrients from the air, light and water through tiny vessels in the leaves, these plants don’t need any soil at all which makes them incredibly easy to care for.

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Boston Fern

Fern plants also thrive in warm environments. Whether you’re looking for an on-trend in-the-shower plant or if you want a bathroom plant that you can have hanging from a shelf, this beautiful bushy species is worth getting your hands on. As they’re quite full and bushy, Boston Fern needs quite a bit of room to grow, so it’s perfect if you have a bit more space to play with.

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Adding ornamental plants to your front garden can help you be happier



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Growing just a few ornamental plants — such as daffodils or petunias — in a bare front garden can make people feel happier and less stressed, a study found.

Experts led from the Royal Horticultural Society planted blooms including azaleas, clematis and lavender in yards in low-income areas of Salford, Greater Manchester.

They then monitored the stress levels of the residents participating in the study — and explored how the additions to their gardens made them feel.



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The researchers recruited 42 residents — involving a total of 38 gardens — for the study, although some received their plants only after a year as so that they could serve as a control group in the meantime.

Residents were each given one tree, one shrub, one climber and enough smaller plants, bulbs and bedding plants to fill two containers.

They were not required to look after the plants, as the containers could ‘self water’ as they had a 22-litre in-built reservoir — the participants were encouraged to take part by gardening their plot, with help from the Royal Horticultural Society advisors.

The team measured each residents’ levels of key stress response hormone cortisol both before and after the plants were added.

They found a higher proportion of healthy daytime cortisol patterns after planting, suggesting that the residents had a better health status.

The research found that only 24 per cent of residents had healthy cortisol patterns before the plants went in, but over the year following the greening of the front gardens, this increased to 53 per cent.

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More than half of the residents in the trial said that their new garden helped them to feel happier, while two-fifths reported that the garden help them to relax and just over a quarter said that it helped them to get closer to nature.



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In-depth interviews concluded that the garden motivated people to do more gardening and renovate other areas of their property.

Residents also reported feeling the garden relaxing, adding that it gave them a sense of pride in their home, while all of them noted that the plants made them feel more cheerful and lifted their spirits when they looked at them.

‘We can now further evidence the vital need to incorporate plants into our front gardens and domestic spaces,’ said paper author and Royal Horticultural Society well-being fellow Lauriane Suyin Chalmin-Pui.

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Gardening: Screening plants allow you to enjoy more privacy

Little Gem southern magnolia being used as a privacy screen.

Little Gem southern magnolia being used as a privacy screen.

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Privacy is a prized commodity in today’s squeezed urban living.

Our little outdoor retreats are conjoined at the gas grills, and we’re trying to figure ways to isolate ourselves from those all around us.

Often that task falls to our landscapes, and fences come first. Certainly, wood fencing and brick or stone walls give great visual blockage, but they’re also, shall we say, rather like prisons. Plants can step in to soften them.

Vines are your best bets for relaxing the harshness of walls. But you’ll need to know how each type of vine climbs and which will be the best match for your particular structure.

Some types of vines twine around their supports, winding around wood or metal as they grow upward.

Carolina jessamine and the various honeysuckles are classic examples. They’re great on wrought iron or spiraling up wooden trellises, but they have no way to cling onto a rock or brick wall.

By comparison, other types of vines have suction cups or root-like appendages that hold them fast against almost any type of surface. English ivy, Boston ivy and climbing fig (“fig ivy”) are all in that boat. They can climb up a solid brick wall like adhesive tape sticks to flesh. That’s fine when it comes to brick or stone, but it’s not so good when it comes to window screens or siding.

Shrubs become the next big list of privacy plants, and that’s actually where most people spend most of their time thinking. “What types of shrubs would make the best privacy hedges?” they ask.

Let’s establish a few ground rules before we start taking names.

First, a plant needs to be evergreen. It’s nice to have some kind of shrub with colorful flowers in spring or fancy foliage in fall, but if it doesn’t have leaves five months each winter, it’s probably not going to make a good privacy plant. So, it needs to be evergreen.

And it needs to be adapted. There’s no point in planting a row of some sorry-dog plant that is just going to pout that we’ve asked it to grow in North Texas soils or climate. Oh, and did I suggest that it needs to grow to the height and width that you want without a lot of repetitive pruning and training?

Do a little homework on height. Take a piece of PVC pipe marked off in 1-foot increments. Have someone hold it up out where you’ll be planting your screen, and then you sit and stand in various spots in your landscape. See how tall the plant will need to grow to offer the privacy you need from the curious neighbors’ second-floor windows. This is a critical phase in picking the best possible plant.

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Tips for how to save your plants over the winter in Colorado

Here’s how you can save your plants — without a greenhouse.

DENVER — As night temperatures drop, gardeners need to decide which plants to dig and save over winter.

You don’t need a greenhouse to do this. You do need sunny south or west-facing windows or indoor grow lights.

Forget saving annuals that complete their life cycles in a single season, such as marigolds, zinnias or petunias.

Concentrate on long-lived tropical perennials and shrubs. This includes common flowers such as geraniums and begonias as well as more exotic plants. You can save the “mother” plant or take cuttings, or sometimes both.

It’s easy to dig up and re-pot many plants. Cut them back a bit as you do that.

Cuttings root easily in jars of water. Once rooted, these can also be easily potted up as well.

Plants that are easy to root include coleus, bloodleaf, sweet potato vine, sun-tolerant impatiens, geranium and several species of Swedish ivy (Plectranthus).

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Plants that I recommend saving include “filler” plants such as oxalis and spider plants. They’re not all that spectacular by themselves, but are excellent for filling in container plantings.

Additional plants that I always endeavor to save include angel trumpets (Brugmansia), bananas, ferns, ivy, flowering maple (Abutilon), asparagus fern, spike dracaena and cordyline, New Zealand flax, lion’s ear (Leonotis), dwarf citrus, cuphea, bougainvillea, cacti and succulents.

Dahlias, cannas and other summer bulbs can also be saved. They need to be dug and stored after they frost, so that can wait for another day.

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10 indoor plants to infuse natural greens into your home decor

Taking care of a plant is like taking care of a pet; both need food, water, sunshine (walk/stretch in a pet’s case), love and patience. Plants and succulents are a great way to add a touch of nature into your home. Here are some house plants that you can include into your little home nursery.

10 indoor plants to infuse natural greens into your home decor

Strings of pearl: This plant produces long thread-like stems of green, round, beaded foliage that spills over the side of the pot making a uniquely bohemian and wild display. It is perfect for those forgetful gardeners as it copes admirably with little water.

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10 indoor plants to infuse natural greens into your home decor

Neon prayer plant: Also known as the Hardy Maranta plant, this one is perfect to crowd your windowsill with a dash of colour.

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10 indoor plants to infuse natural greens into your home decor

Hoya wax plant: Hoya wax white fragrant healthy live plant you can give it as a wonderful special novelty gift can grow both indoor and outdoor also as a table topper room-office fix it near window side

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10 indoor plants to infuse natural greens into your home decor

String of bananas: You can identify this plant by its distinct banana-shaped leaves. As a succulent it is well adapted to live in a dry environment without much water.

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10 indoor plants to infuse natural greens into your home decor

Golden pothos: Golden pothos are one most popular of all house plants. They are attractive, durable and easy to grow vines that have smooth, leathery, heart shaped leaves with distinctive marbling alternating along rope-like green stems.

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10 indoor plants to infuse natural greens into your home decor

Jade plant: Also called as money tree, this plant is most popular Feng Shui and good luck charm, and is thought to activate financial energies. Feng Shui encourages to keep this plant in front of the office or in the home-office to invite good fortune and prosperity. 

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10 indoor plants to infuse natural greens into your home decor

Peace Lily: This plant can tolerate a wide range of lighting conditions, and needs only moderate watering. With big curvy leaves and white flowers, this plant can add a nice touch to your home.

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10 indoor plants to infuse natural greens into your home decor

Spider plant: Chorophytum or spider plant is easiest to grow houseplant. With lots of rich foliage and tiny white flowers, the spider plant is one of the top most plant approved by NASA for air purification indoors. It battles pollutants such as benzene, formaldehyde, carbon monoxide and xylene. This plant is also considered a safe houseplant if you have pets in the house. 

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Artificial plants and flowers for home decor

Now that everyone is spending more time indoors, faux plants that truly look real can add a touch of nature to your space, minus the upkeep. After all, some people love the look of plants in their home but seriously lack a green thumb. Others love to change things up and decorate seasonally, so they hesitate to commit to living plants, which generally have to be cared for all year. Either way, carefully selected faux plants and flowers give you all the highs of having a home with greenery without the lows of having to worry about watering, fertilizing or moving it around to ensure it gets enough sunlight.



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When selecting faux plants and flowers for your home, look for real-looking trunks and stems first. These are the foundations of a plant and flower, so if they look fake, it’s hard to recover. It may sound counterintuitive, but the leaves should also appear imperfect, much like those on real plants and flowers. Once you’ve made your pick, place it in a nice-looking pot or container and the sharp package will have everyone fooled.

The following are some of the most real-looking faux plants and flowers that will never go out of style.

Faux Eucalyptus Stem by Hearth & Hand With Magnolia ($3.99; target.com)

This eucalyptus plant’s broad leaves reach out from a sturdy stem in a natural arch, plus they’re flexible enough that you can adjust them to your liking without damaging the plant. A staple at many spas and resorts, this faux version adds a touch of Zen on its own but can be grouped in multiples for a fuller look.

Threshold Artificial Fern Arrangement in White Ceramic Pot (14.99; target.com)

Ferns have long been a home decor standout in part because they’re lush, full plants with wispy fronds that spread out in all directions. Even the shape of their leaves is interesting to look at, hence why this affordable version is such a winner — it actually looks real. The branches are just flexible enough that it’s easy to adjust them, and the plant itself comes in a chic ceramic pot, which adds a touch of style.



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Silk Flower Common Poppy Spray ($20.99; wayfair.com)

There’s nothing like a bright “pop” of poppies to brighten your day — or your space. It’s like a big burst of happiness in the middle of your living room, or wherever you place these. Fans say this silky spray of poppies not only looks natural, but it also has a whimsical flair just like the real things do, plus it’s easy to shape the stems to get them just right. This arrangement comes with four flower blooms and one flower bud per stem.

Butterfly Craze Artificial Lavender Plant ($14.99; amazon.com)

Who doesn’t love a huge spray of lavender? Each order of this purple-hued masterpiece includes four

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Hanging Indoor Plants Best for Creating Wilderness



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Jungle-Theme Décor: Hanging Indoor Plants Best for Creating Wilderness

[hans]People are trying to get busier in their homes since the pandemic. Creativity and hobbies have been the new hype this year. Beautifying or decorating our homes is a perfect way of killing your time efficiently while you are locked up inside your houses. Hanging houseplants is the most hype for creating the bohemian décor of the living space or indoor jungles inside the house. The demand for indoor pants has been shooting up after Instagram influencers were seen designing the indoor jungles.

Indoor plants like succulents can add an exquisite touch to your home. In fact, hanging plants brings greenery without taking all the space in the room. So, here are some plants which can be a hanging plant décor to create the indoor jungle look of your space:

Fishbone Cactus: This cactus plant is perfect for adding a bit of character to your living space. It is a wild cactus, which means it thrives in moist and warm conditions. You need to water more frequently than other cactus. Hanging Golden Pothos: It is a very popular choice as it is easy to care plant with high adaptability. You can hang it from the ceiling, clutch it on a window rod, place it on the edge of the windowsill or put it on the top of a bookshelf to trail down. Hang the plant where it can get a lot of sunlight and water it occasionally.

String of Pearls: The string of pearls is a unique-looking succulent that thrives with a lot of bright light. You can place it on a windowsill or hang it from a curtain pole. It’s easy to know that the plants need water after the completely dried topsoil. You can also put it on a side-table of the room to add elegance with the pearl-like drops of greenery.

Wax Plant: You can hang it adjacent to a white wall to give the fantastic look. This plant can grow up to six feet long and easily grown in dry to semi-dry soil. Just water them once in a while and they are happy to creep out more.

Hanging Satin Pothos: This pothos is fit to be décor in any room with its trailing stems and silvery leaves. They are originally grown in the rainforest, which makes the satin pothos adjustable in a shady light. So, you can put it in any place of the room, even in the darker area with indirect sunlight, and water it when the topsoil has dried out.

String of Hearts: The delicate heart-shaped leaves budding on the string steal away the attention of the room. This plant is perfect for side-table or on top of a bookshelf and looks like a heart-shaped waterfall.

Spiderwort: This spiderwort is a multi-colour leaf with a purple underside and makes a perfect fit for a side table on dull corners. This trailing plant prefers to keep its soil moist all the

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7 pretty rockery ideas and 20 best rock garden plants



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These rock garden ideas will inspire you to create your very own rockery – it’s just as well that autumn is a perfect time to start building a rock garden. Rockeries are easy to build from scratch is just about any garden. Even if you haven’t got the space for an expansive rock garden, you can start one in containers and display it on a garden table. See all our favourite rock garden ideas below.

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1. Rock garden ideas for a slope? Build tiers

Sloped gardens present lots of wonderful opportunities for rock garden ideas – use stones of roughly the same size to create a spectacular tiered rock garden, filling the spaces between the rocks generously with rock garden plants of different heights and sizes. 

See more sloping garden ideas in our gallery.

2. Use a natural planting scheme in a large rockery

If you have a lot of space to cover, you may find it easier to scatter a seed mix over areas you’d like to be carpeted with flowers, rather than attempting to plant up the vast space manually. A rock garden doesn’t have to look formal – a natural planting scheme reminiscent of Alpine flower meadows will look stunning in a large space.

This rock garden uses the Annual Rockery Plant Mix Seeds  from Amazon.

3. Rock garden ideas for small spaces: plant in containers like Monty Don

Even a tiny garden can still have a rockery – you can easily start one in containers. To create a rock garden effect, choose rock garden plants – succulents, cacti, miniature bulb plants like small daffodils and iris – and sprinkle the soil around the plants with pebbles. Then, display your miniature rockery on a garden table. Beautiful. 

Monty Don has created his rockery on a table in containers and we’re sharing (above) because we think you’ll love it as much as we do. It would look fabulous reproduced in any garden, but one of the things that’s brilliant about it is that even if you have the smallest of exterior spaces, you could pull it off, too. 

4. Easy maintenance rock garden ideas? Add rocks and pebbles

If you prefer a clumped planting scheme for your rockery (where rock garden plants are dotted in groups around your rock garden), add texture and interest by filling the spaces between the plants and large rocks with smaller pebbles. The result will be more interested and polished than if you leave the soil between plants bare. And, of course, it will mean fewer plants, fewer weeds, less work – and less money spent on rock garden plants.

5. Rock garden ideas from Japan

Japanese rock gardens are a bit different from Alpine-style rock gardens. Firstly, a Japanese rock garden will use more shrubs and compact trees such as acers rather than just low-growing plants. Secondly, slate and fine

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Amid debate over repealing House Bill 6, Energy Harbor still won’t say whether its nuclear plants are profitable

COLUMBUS, Ohio—State lawmakers are looking at whether to keep in place a $1.3 billion public bailout for the Davis-Besse and Perry nuclear power plants along Lake Erie, a law that federal authorities say was corruptly enacted.

But throughout the debate, there’s still a glaring problem: the owner of the nuclear plants refuses to disclose whether they are profitable or not. And so far, there’s been no attempt by state lawmakers to compel the company to release its numbers before the bailout takes effect.

During last year’s debate over whether to pass the bailout as part of House Bill 6, Energy Harbor – then known as FirstEnergy Solutions – asserted it needed public subsidies or it would close the plants. But the company wouldn’t open its books to lawmakers or the public to prove that it actually needed the money, leading legislators to rely on estimates, industry averages and company officials’ word.

At the time, FirstEnergy Solutions told cleveland.com the reason it couldn’t open its books was because it was involved in bankruptcy proceedings. Those proceedings have been over for months, yet Energy Harbor still won’t say whether the plants are profitable. And this time, the company is not offering a reason.

“We do not release financial performance figures for the plants,” said Energy Harbor spokesman Jason Copsey in an email, when asked for such information. Copsey didn’t reply to an email asking why the company won’t publicly release the data.

State lawmakers are now considering whether to repeal or revise HB6 since ex-Speaker Larry Householder and four allies were indicted in July on charges that they secured the passage of HB6 through a bribery scheme fueled by $60 million in FirstEnergy Corp./FirstEnergy Solutions money.

When state Rep. Jim Hoops, a Napoleon Republican who chairs the House Select Committee on Energy Policy and Oversight, a special committee studying what to do about HB6, was asked earlier this month whether the committee would ask Energy Harbor to open its books, Hoops replied by saying lawmakers have discussed ensuring there’s an audit to prove whether Energy Harbor needs the money.

“I’m getting the language to show exactly how much do they need, if they need anything,” Hoops said.

But when asked whether lawmakers would seek to obtain such information before the legislature decides whether or not to move on repealing or replacing HB6, Hoops said he didn’t know the timing and needed to talk with House Speaker Bob Cupp about it.

Hoops told Gongwer News Service on Thursday that he’s not sure whether Energy Harbor or FirstEnergy Corp. (Energy Harbor’s former parent company) can or will testify before his committee, given lawsuits filed against the companies by Attorney General Dave Yost, among others.

Cupp spokeswoman Taylor Jach noted that HB6 requires state regulators to audit Energy Harbor every year starting in 2021, after the public starts paying for it.

When asked whether the speaker felt it’s not important for lawmakers to know now whether the nuclear plants are profitable or not, Jach replied

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