Georgia Power Sues Contractors Over $900M In Disputed Claims

Law360, Chicago (November 5, 2012, 5:19 PM EST) -- Southern Co. subsidiary Georgia Power Co. sued contractors Westinghouse Electric Co. LLC and Stone & Webster Inc. on Thursday over what it says is $900 million in disputed costs tied to a nuclear-powered generating project, alleging it’s not responsible for expensive design changes and delays.

The suit concerns an engineering, procurement and construction agreement Georgia Power signed in 2008 as the agent for co-plaintiffs Oglethorpe Power Corp., the Municipal Electric Authority of Georgia and the city of Dalton, Ga. All four entities are co-owners of the...
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