Governor: Better to build nuclear over coal

S.C. Governor Mark Sanford has officially stated he's against a controversial proposed coal plant near Florence, saying we'd be better to go for nuclear options.

Read more stories on this subject in our nuclear topic page. Two nuclear plants are currently proposed to be built some 20-miles away from Columbia.

I know there's ground to say nuclear is worse than coal, but I'm thrilled and think it's great news.