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7:50 am on Monday March 28, 2011

SCE&G records trace amounts of radiation from Japan

Image by Flickr user pasukaru76The Associated Press reports that utilities in North and South Carolina are adding to the list of states in the U.S. reporting trace amounts of radiation from a nuclear reactor in Japan that was damaged by an...
8:06 am on Wednesday February 2, 2011

Dome of 1950s Cold War reactor removed at Savannah River Site

Department of Energy The 174,000-pound dome is removed by a A 660-ton crane with a 200-foot boom. The landscape about 100 miles from us just took another step away from the Cold War.  On Tuesday, the Savannah River Site removed the 75-foot-tall...
10:15 am on Monday December 28, 2009

Feds reviewing safety design for potential nuclear reactors

Image by Flickr user VattenfallFederal regulators are reviewing the safety design of two South Carolina Electric & Gas Co. nuclear reactors planned for construction near Jenkinsville in Fairfield County. Read more stories on this subject in our...