Nuclear energy regulation

January 09, 2018 - 6:14 am
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina lawmakers are returning for a session sure to be focused on how to help utility ratepayers recover from a multibillion-dollar nuclear construction debacle. The House and Senate officially begin their sessions at noon Tuesday. Both chambers have already started...
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January 08, 2018 - 1:44 pm
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — House Republicans plan to open this year's legislative session by finding ways to protect consumers after a costly nuclear power plant debacle left South Carolinians billions of dollars out of pocket. House Majority Leader Gary Simrill told The Associated Press on Monday the...
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January 06, 2018 - 11:10 am
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — When they return to the Statehouse next week for this year's session, South Carolina lawmakers will be tasked with debates on ethics reform, the treatment of monuments on public grounds, even a bill considering the abandonment of daylight savings time. They'll also be trying...
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December 28, 2017 - 3:43 pm
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina Electric & Gas Co. has formally asked federal authorities to let it withdraw its operating licenses for a failed nuclear reactor construction project. The utility, a subsidiary of SCANA Corp., announced Thursday it filed the request with the Nuclear...
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December 21, 2017 - 12:33 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — The Latest on the Georgia Public Service meeting about construction of new nuclear generators at a power plant (all times local): 12:25 p.m. An environmental group is slamming the decision to allow construction of a multi-billion-dollar nuclear plant to continue in east Georgia...
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December 21, 2017 - 10:25 am
ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia's utility regulators are allowing construction to continue on two new nuclear reactors, despite massive cost overruns for the multi-billion-dollar project. Thursday's decision by the state's Public Service Commission will shape the future of the nation's nuclear industry,...
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November 15, 2017 - 7:59 am
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina lawmakers are moving forward on proposals to shake up state laws and boards that enabled the nuclear fiasco that has cost ratepayers billions. Media outlets report a House panel Tuesday unanimously approved six bills designed to limit how much more the state's...
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October 17, 2017 - 10:11 am
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Securities regulators are investigating the failure of a nuclear reactor construction project in South Carolina. SCANA told investors in a release Tuesday the company will "fully cooperate" with the probe by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. SCANA, parent company of...
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President Donald Trump speaks with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., in the Rose Garden at the White House, Monday, Oct. 16, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
October 16, 2017 - 7:28 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times EDT): 7:20 p.m. The White House is condemning the truck bombing in Somalia that left more than 300 people dead and hundreds more injured. Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said in a statement Monday evening that the U.S. "...
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President Donald Trump speaks in the Rose Garden after meeting with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., at the White House, Monday, Oct. 16, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
October 16, 2017 - 3:04 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Monday renewed his threat to fully withdraw the United States from the landmark Iran nuclear deal, while holding out the possibility that fixes to the accord may prevent an American pullout. Justifying his decision last week to decertify the 2015 pact...
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