Opinion Extra

Opinion Extra

Don’t be scared by ‘bankruptcy’ threats; ratepayers deserve better than Dominion deal

Next month SCANA shareholders will vote on a proposed merger with Dominion Energy, one year to the day after SCANA and its partner Santee Cooper pulled the plug on the V.C. Summer nuclear expansion project in Fairfield County. These utilities spent $9.4 billion and staked our state’s energy future on this now-abandoned project. If shareholders approve the merger, the state’s Public Service Commission will decide whether to accept or reject it.

North Carolina and South Carolina schools get a C-

Education Week, a nonprofit education industry newspaper that publishes these grades annually, recently have North Carolina and South Carolina a grade of C-.