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TVA mistruths highlight need for more oversight over unregulated monopoly power company

TVA CEO Jeff Lyash's mistruths stated recently on TV highlight the need for independent oversight of TVA so that customers are not harmed by the unregulated, federal monopoly treating fantasies as truth.

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Vogtle Units 3 & 4 (VCM 23): Six more months, $700 million more dollars

Latest round of monitoring construction of nuclear units at Plant Vogtle spotlights a decade of inaccuracies in Commission filings.

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Is There More Trouble Ahead for Plant Vogtle Expansion? Experts testify that serious challenges remain

Expert testimony at last week’s hearing on the combined 20th/21st semi-annual Vogtle Construction Monitoring (VCM) proceeding before the Georgia Public Service Commission (PSC) pointed to (yet again) more trouble facing Southern Company’s…

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Plant Vogtle Expansion in the Spotlight: billion$ more at risk

Updated: Next hearing with PSC experts is Tuesday, Dec. 11. Can’t make it? Take action by submitting your concerns about Plant Vogtle’s bungled expansion to the Georgia PSC. On the heels of public…

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Rewarding Failure: Taxpayers on Hook for $12 Billion Nuclear Boondoggle

This guest blog was posted with permission from The Hill and originally appeared on, April 2nd, 2019. It was written by Debbie Dooley and Sara Barczak. Dooley is one of the national…

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Fukushima Nuclear Accident's 8th Anniversary: Book Review: An Alarming Inside View from the Top of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission

This blog was written by Sara Barczak, former Regional Advocacy Director with the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy.

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Georgia Regulators Kick Multi-Billion Dollar Plant Vogtle Nuclear Can Down the Road

This blog was written by Sara Barczak, former Regional Advocacy Director with the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy.

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TVA Magically Cuts Small Modular Reactor Costs in Half in Four Years Despite No Installations

TVA has found the magic beans! In just four short years, TVA has somehow cut the cost of Small Modular Reactors (SMRs), an unproven nuclear generation technology, approximately in half. Why isn’t…

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Turkey Point: FPL’s Customers and Clean Water Take It On the Chin

FPL's customers are paying to clean up FPL's environmental mess created by its cooling canal system at its Turkey Point plant. As FPL shareholders make millions in profits annually on the clean…

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FAKE NEWS alert: "Zombie" Bellefonte reactors remain a bad bet

This blog was written by Sara Barczak, former Regional Advocacy Director with the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy.