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South Carolina’s failed nuclear project – SCANA accuses Santee Cooper of misleading leaders for years

SCANA accuses Santee Cooper of misleading leaders for years in failed nuclear project, South Strand News, By Andy Shain Post and Courier, Oct 11, 2017 

As they fend off lawsuits from workers, ratepayers, contractors and investors, the partners in South Carolina’s failed nuclear project have turned on each other.

South Carolina’s largest company, SCANA, is accusing its utility partner Santee Cooper of misleading state leaders for years about its role in the failed $9 billion project to build two nuclear reactors north of Columbia. SCANA’s top lawyer, Jim Stuckey, made that allegation in a recent letter obtained by The Post and Courier.

Stuckey accused state-owned Santee Cooper of painting an inaccurate picture that minimized its input and oversight on the V.C. Summer plant expansion in an attempt to shift blame for the expensive debacle onto SCANA. Stuckey sent the letter, dated Oct. 4, to Michael Baxley, his counterpart at Santee Cooper.

SCANA, the parent of South Carolina Electric & Gas, also accused Santee Cooper of failing to share a key document ahead of a legislative hearing last month, leaving SCANA officials blindsided and unprepared for lawmakers’ questions…….http://www.southstrandnews.com/state-news/scana-accuses-santee-cooper-of-misleading-leaders-for-years-in/article_82b4465c-ae89-11e7-924a-933263c56c1b.html

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October 14, 2017 - Posted by | secrets,lies and civil liberties, USA

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