PRESS

2017

September 2017

Opinion: Nuclear plant crisis calls for utility reform September 28, 2017

Rate hike foes say critical report would have helped their fight September 21, 2017

Lexington County Chronicle: How Much Power Did SCANA Buy? September 21, 2017

How Much Power Did SCANA Buy? September 21, 2017

Critics Say Commissioners Rubber-Stamped SCE&G’s Nuclear Plans. Now They’re Up for Reappointment September 20, 2017

Quorum: Santee Cooper Ignored Warnings To Reduce Risk September 19, 2017

Santee Cooper Ignored Warnings To Reduce Risk September 17, 2017

How SCANA spent $1.25 million at SC State House before nuclear project collapsed September 16, 2017

SC law from ’07 puts ratepayers on hook for failed nuke projects September 15, 2017

Business group calls for utility oversight reform in wake of failed nuclear construction project September 14, 2017

The State: Consumer groups demand lawmakers watch utilities closer September 13, 2017

Miami Herald: Consumer groups demand lawmakers watch utilities closer September 13, 2017

Columbia Business Report: Coalition calls for reform to state’s utility regulation system September 13, 2017

wistv.com: Coalition asks for reform and no more “blank check” for SCE&G, Santee Cooper September 13, 2017

Post and Courier: Change South Carolina’s utility laws after cancellation of nuclear reactors, consumer groups demand September 13, 2017

How Regulators Can Deny SCANA’s Latest Ploy September 7, 2017

Long-secret report could save SCE&G’s customers billions September 5, 2017

STOP THE BLANK CHECK Coalition Members Featured on SCETV Program September 1,2017

August 2017

Lexington County Chronicle: Group: SCANA should pay for $9B gaff  August 24, 2017

Speaker says agency chief should be fired; governor says no August 23, 2017 http://scsbc.org/speaker-says-agency-chief-fired-governor-says-no/

After paying for abandoned nuke project, do SC consumers need a stronger advocate? August 19,2017

State agency challenges SCE&G plans for VC Summer nuclear project August 10, 2017

Officials’ Hands Tied Vs. SCE&G? August 9, 2017

State agency challenges nuke plant shutdown proposal, says ratepayers could be hurt August 9,2017

Activist groups question future of nuclear facility August 9,2017

PROPOSED BILL WOULD PREVENT ANOTHER V.C. SUMMER SITUATION August 7, 2017

Duke Energy customers could pay for S.C. nuclear plant even if it’s not built August 5,2017

How SC lawmakers passed a 2007 law that failed SC power customers August 5, 2017

Senate leaders seek special session to block rate hikes following nuclear project shutdown August 4,2017

May 2017

S.C. regulatory staff calls for opening confidential V.C. Summer filings to public May 1, 2017

April 2017

House panel advances bill tightening utility rate rules April 26,2017

Will S.C.’s new reactor melt down like roads, pensions? April 21, 2017

March 2017

SCE&G Nuke Plant Cost Hits $13.8B March 9,2017

February 2017

Will SCE&G Patrons Be Clipped Again? February 16, 2017

Power struggle: Financial woes jolt contractor at South Carolina nuclear plant  February 11, 2017

2016

Associated Press: “New group wants SC to stop passing on Nuclear Plant Costs”

News & Observer (Raleigh, NC)

The Republic (Columbus, OH)

Bellingham Herald (Kansas)

The Free-Lance Star (Fredericksburg, VA)

PennEnergy (Tulsa, Oklahoma)  

Herald-Review (Illinois)

Southern Business Journal (Carbondale, Illinois)

Montana Standard (Montana)

Baraboo News Republic (Wisconsin)

NWI Times (Indiana)

Madison.com (Madison, WI)

Bloomington Pantagraph (Illinois)

Journal-Gazette and Times Courier (Illinois)

Albany Times Union (Albany, NY)

WRAL (Raleigh, NC)

Reading Eagle (Reading, PA) 

Belleville News Democrat (Illinois)

The Oklahoman (Oklahoma City, OK)

The Eagle (Texas)

Hastings Tribune (Nebraska)

Modesto Bee (California)

Scottsbluff Star Herald (Nebraska)

Argus Press (Michigan)

Clay Center Dispatch (Kansas)

Wichita Eagle (Wichita, KS)

Tri-City Herald (Washington)

Lynchburg News and Advance (Lynchburg, VA)

Idaho Statesman (Boise, ID)

San Luis Obispo Tribune (California)

Beaumont Enterprise (Texas)

Merced Sun Star (California)

Bristol Herald Courier (Bristol, VA)

Fairfield Citizen (Connecticut)

Bradenton Herald (Florida)

The News Tribune (Tacoma, WA)

The Sun Herald (Biloxi, MS)

The Telegraph (Macon, GA)

Columbus Ledger-Enquirer (Columbus, OH)

Fresno Bee (Fresno, CA)

Greenwich Time (New Hampshire)

The Hour (Norwalk, CT)

San Antonio Express-News (San Antonio, TX)

Seattle Post-Intelligencer (Seattle, WA)

Connecticut Post (Connecticut)

Herald-Whig (Illinois)

The Journal Times (Chicago)

Elko Daily Free Press (Nevada)

Magic Valley (Idaho)

San Francisco Chronicle (San Francisco, California)

Miami Herald (Miami, Florida)

The Sacramento Bee (Sacramento, Florida)

The Kansas City Star (Kansas)

Billings Gazette (Montana)

Casper Star Tribune (Wyoming)

The Baytown Sun (Texas)

The Lebanon Daily Record (Missouri)

Brown County Democrat (Indiana)

Omaha World Herald (Nebraska)

Arizona Daily Sun

The Bismark Tribune (North Dakota)

Midland Daily News (Midland, Michigan)

WBTV (North Carolina)

The Charolette Observer

ABC Columbia

Fox Carolina

The Herald (Rock Hill, SC)

T&D (Orangeburg, SC)

WMBF News (Myrtle Beach)

News 2 (Charleston)

The Island Packet

Myrtle Beach Online (Myrtle Beach, SC)

Additional Press on STOP THE BLANK CHECK COALITION:

August 2016

Lexington County Chronicle:  Do rate hikes cancel savings?   Aug 25, 2016

Lexington County Chronicle:  Editorial: How to fix the unfair customer-gouging law August 18, 2016

Lexington County Chronicle:  Lawmaker Will Seek Hearing On Rate Increases Aug 18, 2016

Lexington County Chronicle: SCE&G Foes Push Law Change Aug 18, 2016

Lexington County Chronicle: Anti-utility law group alarmed by higher rates Aug 11, 2016

July 2016

The Dispatch News (Lexington): SCE&G rate foes rally Jul 21, 2016

The Post and Courier: Co-op customers would help pay for increased reactor costs Jul 20, 2016

Charleston City Paper: The Agenda: McMaster to speak at RNC; Group pushes back against SCE&G Hikes; Trump speech fallout July 19, 2016

SCNow (Florence): S.C. Electric Co-Op customers to pay for cost increase request Jul 19, 2016

SCNow (Florence): Coalition forms to fight SCE&G rate increases Jul 19, 2016

WLTX (Columbia): Group Wants To Stop SCE&G Rate Hikes July 18, 2016

WISTV (Columbia) : Coalition seeks to torpedo SCE&G proposed rate increase July 18th 2016

The Post and Courier (Charleston, SC): New coalition rallies against proposed rate hike by SCE&G Jul 17, 2016

The Free Times:  Pressure is on for SCE&G to lessen rate hikes, rein in nuke spending Jul 27, 2016

Additional Press on SCE&G:

Lexington County Chronicle (Lexington, SC): Critic: SCE&G is lying June 2, 2016

Lexington County Chronicle (Lexington, SC): Critic: SCE&G confuses PSC, its customers June 9, 2016

The State (Columbia, SC): SCE&G asking for $852 million more to finish Summer nuclear plants June 13, 2016

The Post and Courier (Charleston, SC): SCE&G keeps lifting your bill higher and higher Jul 5, 2016

Lexington County Chronicle (Lexington, SC): Critics ask why higher costs benefit SCE&G July 7, 2016

Lexington County Chronicle (Lexington, SC): How SCE&G Profits From Its Rising Costs July 7, 2016