Nuclear Deceit

A South Carolina federal District Court judge has ruled that former executives of the public electric utility SCANA can be sued for fraud if they hide their now-cancelled nuclear plant’s shaky status from investors. SCANA executives’ deceit in concealing problems with the plant’s construction has roiled the state’s economy and politics. Company shareholders are suing… Continue Reading Nuclear Deceit

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Say NO to Gutting Tree Save Ordinances

North Carolina state legislators have launched another attempt to further hamstring local environmental protections, this time those which regulate tree removal. Senate Bill 367 would eliminate local governments’ authority to regulate tree removal on private property. This would repeal the many local “tree save” ordinances which require developers to set aside some wooded area for… Continue Reading Say NO to Gutting Tree Save Ordinances

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