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ACTION CENTER | VOGTLE CO-OWNERS: STOP PLANT VOGTLE

Tell the Vogtle co-owners:
DING DONG! The nuke is dead!

Which old nuke? The Vogtle nuke!

Tom Ferguson with Ratepayer Roulette Wheel of Misfortune at the Georgia Capital

Nuclear Watch South activists Stephen Wing and Tom Ferguson stand with Tom's creative Ratepayer Roulette Wheel of Misfortune outside the Georgia Public Service Commission where the fate of Georgia Power's nuclear construction fiasco Plant Vogtle will be decided on December 21, 2017. Photo by Kelly Jordan.

Take action to encourage Vogtle's co-owners, the community-based public power co-ops, to pull the plug on Vogtle 3 & 4 construction!

BACKGROUND: Vogtle 3 & 4 are for all practical purposes already dead, being kept on life-support only with massive infusions of public money.

On December 21, 2017, the Georgia Public Service Commission which regulates Georgia Power, will decide whether to pull the plug or attempt to finish the reactors with billions more of yours and my dollars.

The PSC has been hearing from the public but this special action targets a group potentially more powerful than Georgia Power and the PSC ... the public power EMCs and community co-ops that together own more than half the Vogtle project. And any one of them can PULL THE PLUG ON VOGTLE by deciding it doesn't want to gamble further on Vogtle 3 & 4.

The letter below details some of the great risks to the Vogtle 3 & 4 investment.

>>> CLICK HERE FOR INSTANT ACTION <<<

TAKE ACTION! Below is a letter researched and written by experts you can send by filling in your name and address. It will go straight from you to the CEOs of Oglethorpe (Bobby C. Smith, Jr.), MEAG Power (Gregory P. Thompson) and Dalton Utilities (Tom Bundros). You may edit the letter any way you like.

Nuclear Watch South has been an active participant in proceedings at the PSC and has learned that the co-ops are more concerned about the gamble to go forward with Vogtle 3 & 4 than Georgia Power because they are more vulnerable to its failure, lacking shareholders and PSC protection. The co-ops possess the power to "pull the plug" on Vogtle 3 & 4 by opting out of going further. The action letter highlights several risks that emerged in last week's hearings and encourages the co-ops to take the lead and STOP PLANT VOGTLE.

TAKE ACTION!

EDIT AND SIGN THE LETTER



Your letter will be signed with the information you provide below:

* = Required

* First Name:

* Last Name:

* Address #1:

Address #2:

* City:

* State:      * Zip:  

* Email Address:

LINKS TO REFERENCES IN LETTER

The Case for Paradigm Shift:
An assessment of project delivery risk against the
backdrop of industry practice

Stamped for failure:
Westinghouse and SCANA used unlicensed workers
to design abandoned S.C. nuclear reactors

Nuclear Watch South Request for Investigation filed with the
Georgia Secretary of State, Office of Professional Licensing Boards

Georgia Secretary of State, Office of Professional Licensing Boards showing Southern Nuclear engineering license has been expired since the year 2000

JEA Wants Out of Struggling Nuclear Power Deal,
Disputes Negative Credit Report



TAKE FURTHER ACTION

If you receive your electric power from one of the Georgia co-ops, please take these extra action steps:
~ look-up how to email your local co-op
~ copy and paste this letter into an email
~ title your email something descriptive like "DANGER AHEAD: Vogtle Fiasco Means Trouble for Ratepayers"
~ send them the letter!

STOP PLANT VOGTLE!

"To the village square
we must carry the facts
of atomic energy.
From there must come America's voice."

ALBERT EINSTEIN



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AN ANSWER FOR GEORGIA POWER
by Jay Bookman
Atlanta Journal/Constitution
11/13/17


AS GEORGIA REGULATORS PONDER VOGTLE'S FUTURE, MORE REVELATIONS EMERGE BOUT ITS DOOMED TWIN IN SOUTH CAROLINA
by Tom Baxter
Saporta Report
11/13/17


CEO OF GEORGIA POWER SKIPS THE WHOLE APOLOGY THING
by Matt Kempner
Atlanta Journal-Constitution
11/8/17


TIME TO DECIDE IF YOU PAY MORE FOR GEORGIA'S NUCLEAR DEBACLE
by Matt Kempner
Atlanta Journal-Constitution
11/3/17


GEORGIA POWER VS. THE LAW OF HOLES
by Lyle Harris
Saporta Report
10/16/17


GEORGIA POWER, SOUTHERN CO. HAVE NUKED THEIR CREDIBILITY
by Jay Bookman
Atlanta Journal-Constitution
8/8/17


GEORGIA POWER'S NUCLEAR TOWER TEETERS; EMCs "CONCERNED"
by Matt Kempner
Atlanta Journal-Constitution
8/6/17


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VOGTLE BIG BUCK$ LOTTO



READ THE BLOG @
NO NUKES Y'ALL TIMES

by Glenn Carroll
5/17/17


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UPDATED
GEORGIA POWER
KEY FINANCIAL AND OPERATING DATA

April 2017


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RATEPAYERS PUSH VOGTLE CANCELLATION AT PSC NUCLEAR HEARING, VCM 16
by Gloria Tatum
Atlanta Progressive News
5/15/17


EIA PREDICTS NUCLEAR SHARE OF U.S. GENERATION TO FALL NEARLY 50% BY 2050
by Abby Harvey
POWER Magazine
5/12/17


NEW REPORT SHOWS SOLAR, ENERGY EFFICIENCY OUTCOMPETE NUCLEAR IN MEETING GEORGIA’S ENERGY NEEDS
Southern Environmental Law Center
5/12/17


PLANT VOGTLE FUTURE, PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION AND CRITICS WEIGH IN
By JoAnn Merrigan
WSAV3 NBC Savannah
5/12/17


GEORGIA POWER REACHES TENTATIVE DEAL TO TAKE OVER PLANT VOGTLE WORK
by Russell Graham
Atlanta Journal-Constitution
5/12/17


"A CLOSER LOOK"
@ PLANT VOGTLE

(story starts at 27:00)
NPR
5/11/17


SOUTHERN CO: ‘WEEKS’ BEFORE WE’LL KNOW COST OF PLANT VOGTLE EXPANSION
by Russell Grantham
Atlanta-Journal Constitution
5/11/17


VOGTLE DISCUSSION HEATS UP AT GEORGIA PSC HEARING
by Thomas Gardiner
Augusta Chronicle
5/11/17


GEORGIA POWER WEIGHING FUTURE OF PLANT VOGTLE
by Molly Samuel
All Things Considered WABE90.1
5/11/17


GA. POWER AT CROSSROADS ON PLANT VOGTLE PROJECT
by Russell Grantham
Atlanta Journal-Constitution
5/10/17


WAITING FOR A VERDICT ON VOGTLE
by Dusty Nix
Columbus Ledger-Enquirer
5/11/17


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SIGN PETITION

Vogtle 3 & 4 reactors are burning money without producing electricity

Protect consumers from nuclear boondoggles in Georgia & South Carolina


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GEORGIA POWER PROFITS OFF PLANT VOGTLE CONSTRUCTION DESPITE COST OVERRUNS, DELAYS, AND CONTRACTOR BANKRUPTCY
by Anne Maxwell
News Channel 6 ABC
5/8/17


ACTIVISTS SEEK EMERGENCY PSC HEARING TO RECONSIDER VOGTLE REACTORS 3,4
by Gloria Tatum
Atlanta Progressive News
4/24/17


TROUBLED NUCLEAR PLANT COSTS RISING FOR SAVANNAH RESIDENTS
by Mary Landers
Savannah Morning News
4/8/17


THE HIGH COST OF IGNORING RISK
by Ryan Alexander
U.S. News & World Report
4/6/17


VOGTLE’S NUCLEAR EXPANSION IN QUESTION AFTER WESTINGHOUSE BANKRUPTCY FILING
by Gloria Tatum
Atlanta Progressive News
4/5/17


HOW AN AMERICAN TECH ICON BET ON NUCLEAR — AND LOST
by Chris Martin and Chris Cooper
Bloomberg
3/29/17


SOUTHERN CEO FLEW TO TOKYO TO LOOK TOSHIBA CEO IN THE EYE
by Chris Martin and
Jim Polson
Bloomberg
3/29/17


TIME FOR A NUCLEAR APOLOGY FROM YOUR POWER COMPANY
by Matt Kempner
Atlanta Journal-Constitution
3/29/17


GA. POWER SEEKS ‘BEST PATH FORWARD’ AT VOGTLE
by Russell Grantham
Atlanta Journal-Constitution
3/29/17


WESTINGHOUSE FILES FOR BANKRUPTCY, IN BLOW TO NUCLEAR POWER
by Diane Cardwell and Jonathan Soble
New York Times
3/29/17


WESTINGHOUSE FILES FOR BANKRUPTCY, OMINOUS CLOUD HOVERS OVER VOGTLE
by Tom Crawford
Georgia Report
3/29/17


WESTINGHOUSE FILES FOR BANKRUPTCY
by Thomas Gardiner
Augusta Chronicle
3/29/17


NUCLEAR POWER SUFFERS MAJOR BLOW WITH WESTINGHOUSE BANKRUPTCY
by Nika Knight
Common Dreams
3/29/17


CONTRACTOR BANKRUPTCY COULD BE TROUBLE FOR GEORGIA POWER
by Molly Samuel
WABE 90.1
3/24/17


WESTINGHOUSE BANKRUPTCY MAY LIMIT TOSHIBA'S LOOMING LOSSES
by Pavel Alpeyev and Chris Martin
Bloomberg
3/22/17


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THANKS TO PSC, UTILITY KEEPS ITS STICKY FINGERS IN PUBLIC'S POCKETS
by Glenn Carroll
Gainesville Times
12/17/16


HAPPY HOLIDAYS FROM GEORGIA POWER
PSC could decide to give you a lump of uranium (and a higher electric bill)

by Sara Barczak
Creative Loafing
12/13/16


THAT'S NOT A CANDY CANE GEORGIA POWER'S HANDING US
by Matt Kempner
Atlanta Journal-Constitution
12/1/16


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SOLAR AND NUCLEAR COSTS — THE HISTORIC CROSSOVER:
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