The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission Approves S.C. Reactors

On Friday, Scana Corp. received approval from the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission by a 4-1 vote for the construction and operation of two units at a plant 26 miles northwest of Columbia.  The Chairman of the Commission dissented, citing pending safety rules in response to the nuclear disaster at Fukishima Dai-lchi in Japan last year.  This approval comes on the heels of the Commission’s February 9 approval for two reactors to be constructed by the Southern Co. in Augusta, Georgia.  Find out more about this decision by the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission here.

Rita Bolt Barker

Rita Bolt Barker

Rita Bolt Barker is an experienced litigator and counselor, focusing primarily on environmental, commercial litigation, and insurance coverage matters.
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