Scana’s proposal to build and operate two nuclear reactors at its Virgil C. Summer plant in South Carolina has been approved by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission. The project is expected to cost about $10.2 billion. "This will be one of the largest construction and engineering projects in South Carolina history," said Marvin Fertel, president and CEO of the Nuclear Energy Institute. "It will create thousands of well-paying jobs during construction and provide careers for several hundred more people over the decades that the new reactors will generate electricity."

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