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Column: Three years after the collapse, is Santee Cooper finally shedding its secrecy?
Cindy Ross Scoppe
Cindy Ross Scoppe
Even before the V.C. Summer nuclear construction project collapsed three years ago into a $9 billion pile of inflated utility bills and broken promises, Santee Cooper was South Carolina’s poster child for secret government. It routinely was doing the public’s business behind closed doors and hiding public documents behind bogus “attorney-client” privilege claims.