How much more will ratepayers have to pour into this risky investment?
With this week's announcement that the contractor building two new nuclear units at Plant Vogtle has declared bankruptcy, Georgia Power and state regulators have been talking about "uncertainty" in the project's future. In contrast, Georgia Watch has been certain from the beginning that building these units was too risky for Georgia's consumers.
As reported in today's Atlanta Journal Constitution
"We believe the worst alternative would be to continue constructing the plant," said Liz Coyle, executive director of consumer advocacy group Georgia Watch. "We have been saying for years that these projects are too risky and that too much of the risk is being born by ratepayers."
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