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South Carolina Attorney General calls for criminal probe of Scana Corp’s nuclear project

Scana Says S.C. Is Seeking Criminal Probe of Nuclear Project,  Bloomberg, By  Jim Polson and Mark Chediak,  26 September 2017, 
  • Cost recovery for project ‘constitutionally suspect;’ A.G.
  • Utility owner intends to cooperate with all government probes
  • South Carolina’s attorney general called for a criminal probe into Scana Corp.’s handling of the canceled V.C. Summer nuclear expansion project, adding that it may not be entitled to charge customers for the plant.

     Attorney General Alan Wilson was joined by state legislators in calling on the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division to open a probe, Scana said Tuesday in a filing. Separately, Wilson questioned the state law that allows utilities to recover the costs of unfinished or abandoned power plants. Scana said it will fully cooperate “with any potential government investigation.”…..

September 30, 2017 - Posted by | Legal, USA

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