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Court of Appeals rules that lawsuits can go ahead , seeking refunds for ratepayers, regarding V.C. Summer Nuclear Station

SCE&G ratepayers’ lawsuit over failed nuclear project can proceed, S.C. Court of Appeals says, Post and Courier, By Thad Moore tmoore@postandcourier.com Jun 4, 2018 

      A slate of lawsuits seeking refunds for South Carolina Electric & Gas ratepayers can go forward, the state Court of Appeals says.

SCE&G had tried to have four cases tied to its failed nuclear project tossed, arguing the courts shouldn’t decide how much electricity-users pay for service. Ratepayers sued for lower bills and refunds after the costly expansion of the V.C. Summer Nuclear Station crumbled, saying they shouldn’t pay for a project that won’t produce power.

In an order handed down last week, the Court of Appeals sided with the ratepayers — at least enough to keep their case alive. It agreed with a trial court’s decision not to dismiss the cases…….https://www.postandcourier.com/business/sce-g-ratepayers-lawsuit-over-failed-nuclear-project-can-proceed/article_cd86ab38-680c-11e8-bed3-f794c9e49995.html

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June 6, 2018 - Posted by | Legal, USA

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