Will South Carolina leaders learn the lessons of the V.C. Summer nuclear debacle? Or will South Carolina taxpayers continue to foot the bill for "business as usual" in Columbia?
"It does not make either economic or political sense to continue with a regime that in the long term would benefit virtually no one.” That 22-year old prediction about Santee Cooper rings all too true as ratepayers pony up for the V.C. Summer nuclear debacle.
The abandoned nuclear project in Fairfield will cost $14 Billion.
How just two words - "significant nexus" - started a firestorm around water regulation and the jurisdiction of the EPA.
Last March, The Obama Administration rejected offshore opportunity. Instead of allowing seismic mapping and possible energy production along the outer-continental shelf of the eastern seaboard, then-Interior-Secretary Sally Jewel announced that the mid-Atlantic would be left out of the five-year leasing plan. The landscape changed last week, however, when President Trump signed an executive order seeking
For the sake of the states’ budgets and competitive federalism, it’s time for Congress and the states to say “no more” to sea-monster-sized, bureaucratic mandates.
When it comes to the Left’s ideas on environmental regulations and renewable energy, the sky is the limit.
In the end, the negative consequences of the RPS far outweigh any positive effects. The standards are truly just a major expense with minimal returns.
The theme is all too familiar—Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) standards and rules continue to drive electricity costs higher and higher.
This week, the Obama administration killed the potential of 46,000 good-paying jobs in South Carolina.