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Workers pouring the basement for one of two nuclear reactors under construction at the V.C. Summer plant near Jenkinsville, South Carolina, in 2013. SCE&G and parent company SCANA have canceled the reactors after ratepayers already forked over $1.4 billion to pay for them; now the companies want to force those same ratepayers to pay an additional $2.2 billion in abandonment costs. Meanwhile, 6,000 construction workers are out of a job. (Nuclear Regulatory Commission photo via Flickr.)