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May 31, 2012 -
As the cost of proposed nuclear projects spirals out of control, regulated utilities across the Southeast turn to ratepayers for financing -- but they face growing resistance.
March 12, 2012 -
Since the nuclear crisis in Japan, nothing has changed to make the U.S. nuclear industry any safer -- and the natural disaster-prone South remains especially vulnerable.
November 17, 2011 -
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission wants to stick the region's ratepayers with the bill for reactor design changes necessitated by the Japanese disaster -- but a coalition of nuclear watchdogs is trying to prevent that from happening.
August 4, 2011 -
Consumer advocates are blasting the Georgia Public Service Commission's unanimous vote this week requiring ratepayers to bear the burden of cost overruns during construction of two new nuclear reactors at Plant Vogtle while protecting the profit margin of the Southern Company's largest subsidiary.