The nation’s second-largest airline says it will lose between $250 million to $400 million this year due to the crisis in Japan. Due to that and higher fuel costs, Delta is again scaling-back its flight schedules.
A handful of students studying in Japan from the University of Georgia and Georgia Tech are coming home after the U.S. State Department advised all Americans in the Asian country to leave. Emory University is asking three of its students to return home as well.
Regulatory officials in Georgia are trying to glean lessons from Japan’s ongoing nuclear crisis. Members of the Public Service Commission met yesterday with officials from Southern Company. The PSC asked the company to prove its two nuclear plants can handle disaster.