Owners Of $14B Ga. Nuclear Project Say Vendors Owe $29M

Law360, New York (August 23, 2012, 4:51 PM EDT) -- Southern Co. unit Georgia Power and the other co-owners of a $14 billion nuclear power project on Thursday asked a federal judge to force the project’s contractors to return $29.3 million they say they overpaid after the contractors filed an invalid claim.

According to the suit filed in Georgia federal court, the contractors overseeing work on the 2,200-megawatt Vogtle Electric Generating Plant — Westinghouse Electric Co. LLC and Stone & Webster Inc. — had flubbed a backfill portion of the project and erroneously asked for extra...
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