Monthly Archives: April 2013

Higher costs vindicate Vogtle critics

reactor_train_photoby Walter C. Jones

4/8/13 ATLANTA — Without saying “I told you so” in so many words, groups opposed to the construction of two additional nuclear reactors at Georgia Power’s Plant Vogtle are pointing out that their predictions have come true.

“Unfortunately, this is what we had been hearing and expecting. It is absolutely a significant change,” said Elena Parent, executive director of the advocacy group Georgia Watch.

Meanwhile, the company, which is only one of the plant’s owners, says despite construction delays and inflated costs that the doubling of electricity generation at the plant will still benefit its customers.

Read the whole article: Augusta Chronicle
Read the 8th Vogtle Construction Monitoring Report
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