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Taxpayer cost grows for high-priced consultants in wake of V.C. Summer fiasco

February 12, 2019

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  By RICK BRUNDRETT Since the 2017 collapse of the V.C. Summer nuclear project – which the Legislature made possible through a quietly passed law 10 years earlier – lawmakers and state utility regulators collectively have spent at least $729,000 on consultants hired to give them advice or issue reports. The total includes $379,203 this […]

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Big bills, little product from V.C. Summer consultants hired by Legislature

April 25, 2018

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By RICK BRUNDRETT Three out-of-state consulting businesses hired by the S.C. Legislature to provide “advice” on the V.C. Summer fiasco have submitted bills totaling more than $230,000, though only one firm has produced a written report. To put the $232,379 public tab in some perspective, it could cover the failed nuclear project portion of about […]

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