Thu., February 9, 2012 8:18pm
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission Thursday approved the final construction permit for work to begin building two new nuclear reactors at Plant Vogtle in Waynesboro, Georgia.
Wed., February 8, 2012 4:00pm
Federal nuclear regulators are set to vote Thursday on approving construction of two new reactors at Plant Vogtle near Waynesboro. The Nuclear Regulatory Commission last year approved the design Southern Company is using to add two new reactors at its east Georgia facility. Now the commission is set to give its final OK for construction and operation.
Fri., February 3, 2012 9:01am
Federal safety officials will vote Feb. 9 on whether to approve what could become the nation's first nuclear plant in a generation. The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission has scheduled a hearing on the Atlanta-based Southern Co.'s request to build two new reactors at Plant Vogtle in eastern Georgia.
Thu., December 22, 2011 3:31pm
The Nuclear Regulatory Commission unanimously approved the AP1000 reactor on Thursday. The certification, to take effect within two weeks, will be valid for 15 years.
Wed., June 22, 2011 5:16pm
Georgia’s nuclear plants one day could have more options for disposing the tons of spent reactor fuel they create. Federal regulators are considering letting private companies recycle the fuel.
Fri., April 30, 2010 3:40pm
Southern Company is on its way to breaking ground on the first nuclear reac
Wed., April 21, 2010 1:53pm
A new report highlights problems with the design of nuclear reactors that c
Wed., December 9, 2009 4:19pm
Workers are putting reactor at Plant Vogtle in Waynesboro back online after
Thu., October 29, 2009 5:25pm
Environmental groups appeal NRC decision allowing early site preparation an
Sat., October 17, 2009 10:11am
Southern Company says design flaws in a proposed reactor should not delay t