How nuclear opponents paved the way for SC law

During the 1980s, it became evident that nuclear power opponents could markedly increase the ultimate cost of a nuclear station by forcing it to pile up interest, which accrued even while construction was halted by legal maneuvers. This made the station so expensive that even if it was completed, it would not be economical to operate.

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Tourists explore Columbia, SC ahead of solar eclipse

Visitors from around the country are descending upon Columbia, SC, ahead of the solar eclipse on Monday, Aug. 21.
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Tourists explore Columbia, SC ahead of solar eclipse 1:05

Tourists explore Columbia, SC ahead of solar eclipse

Lasers light up Congaree River during premier of art instillation 0:49

Lasers light up Congaree River during premier of art instillation

Candles are lit at Charlotte Uprising vigil 1:00

Candles are lit at Charlotte Uprising vigil

Beginning of Charlotte Uprising vigil 1:18

Beginning of Charlotte Uprising vigil