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June 27, 2013 3:49 PM

South Carolina’s delegation in Congress critical to saving costly Savannah River plant

WASHINGTON Before retiring from Congress four years ago, David Hobson, a powerful subcommittee chairman, says he couldn’t fathom why the Energy Department was so determined to build a multibillion-dollar plant in South Carolina for transforming plutonium into fuel for U.S. nuclear reactors.

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