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Westinghouse Bankruptcy: Nuclear Train Wrecks for Georgia and South Carolina

On March 29, 2017, Westinghouse Electric Corp. filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy as a result of the massive cost overruns for the nuclear project construction at Southern Company’s Plant Vogtle (subsidiary Georgia Power) in Georgia and SCANA’s (subsidiary SCE&G) and Santee Cooper’s V.C. Summer plant in South Carolina. Westinghouse is a subsidiary of Japanese tech giant Toshiba and the designer and builder of the [ MORE » ]

Turkey Pt 6 & 7 NRC Evidentiary Hearing Flyer

Corporate Social Responsibility and the Demand for Renewable Energy

Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) refers to a company’s voluntary commitment to responsible business practices that benefit society. CSR accounts for the social and environmental impacts a business has in the course of its operations – a concept often referred to as the “triple bottom line.” The “triple bottom line” (TBL) describes three different “bottom lines” a company should consider. In addition to the traditional [ MORE » ]

VW Settlement: What Does it Mean for the Southeast?

Overview: In July 2016,Volkswagen (VW) agreed to a multiple-part settlement with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) as a result of the installation of ‘defeat devices’ on their diesel engines in violation of the Clean Air Act. This settlement will deliver the clean air promise VW failed to meet, and provides a huge opportunity for the Southeast to reduce diesel emissions and expand upon [ MORE » ]

GA Power Stewart Co. Progress Report to GA PSC


15 VCM PSC PIA Staff Memo


15VCM Data Request Response SACE Hearing Request No. 2-1


SACE Final Brief 15th VCM – Vogtle Construction Monitoring Report


SACE Final Brief Vogtle Settlement before GA PSC


Plains and Eastern Clean Line Affordable Wind Power for the Tennessee Valley

Clean Line – Memphis Fact Sheet What is the Plains and Eastern Clean Line? The Plains and Eastern Clean Line is a newly proposed high voltage direct current transmission project that would provide about 4,000 megawatts of high-quality Oklahoma/Texas wind power to Arkansas and Tennessee. It is expected to generate thousands of jobs, conserve water, reduce pollution, and enhance economic development across the Southeast. [ MORE » ]