Former SC utility executive to plead guilty in two courts

The utility executive who spent billions of dollars on two South Carolina nuclear plants that never generated a single watt of power is expected to plead guilty in two courts Wednesday ByThe Associated Press February 24, 2021, 2:15 PM • 2 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article COLUMBIA, S.C. — The utility […]

Water leaks indicate new damage at Fukushima nuclear plant

The operator of the wrecked Fukushima nuclear plant says cooling water levels have fallen in two of its reactors since a powerful earthquake hit the area last weekend, indicating possible additional damage By MARI YAMAGUCHI Associated Press February 19, 2021, 1:37 PM • 3 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article TOKYO — […]

Hack exposes vulnerability of cash-strapped US water plants

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — A hacker’s botched attempt to poison the water supply of a small Florida city is raising alarms about just how vulnerable the nation’s water systems may be to attacks by more sophisticated intruders. Treatment plants are typically cash-strapped, and lack the cybersecurity depth of the power grid and nuclear plants. A […]