Potential $15M in savings results in $2.5B repair bill

10/10/2011 | St. Petersburg Times (Fla.)

Progress Energy decided to save money by deciding to replace steam generators inside the concrete containment building at Florida's Crystal River nuclear power plant on its own. The work didn't go so well, and now there are cracks in the 42-inch-thick concrete wall. Repairs could cost more than $2.5 billion. The result? "[A] complex construction negligence case," according to J.R. Kelly, the state public counsel.

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