S.C. to use SCANA CEO’s $5M fine to help customers pay electric bills. A former South Carolina energy company CEO has paid $5 million after pleading guilty to both federal and state charges tied to a failed nuclear project that misled investors, and now the state is planning on giving that money to electricity customers in need. Source: WCSC TV
City of Charleston looking for grant funding for first electric garbage truck. The city of Charleston recently applied for a federal grant to help finance the purchase of two new electric-powered garbage trucks. If the application is accepted, it will provide the city with more than $617,000 that can be put toward the two trucks and the warranties on the vehicles, which cost a combined $1.3 million. Source: The Post and Courier
S.C. attorney general accuses Biden of overreach over pipeline cancellation. Republican S.C. Attorney General Alan Wilson joined a third complaint in 10 days accusing President Joe Biden of executive overreach, this time over canceling the Keystone XL Pipeline. Source: The State
Movement seeks to expand access to S.C. police body cam footage. The videos and the transparency police body cameras were meant to bring are lost in a mix of legal interpretations across the state, authorities said. Today, some agencies release such recordings but others bar their release entirely. Source: The Post and Courier
Dominion Energy buys 11 acres in West Ashley for projects. Dominion Energy is drafting plans for an operational center where employee resources will be stored, a new service station and storage space for equipment to give Dominion greater “capacity and ability” to respond to outages such as during a hurricane. Source: Charleston Business Journal
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