Fri., May 18, 2012 6:52pm
The Nuclear Regulatory Commission has updated its emergency preparedness rules, and critics say it is a trend in the wrong direction.
Tue., October 11, 2011 8:43am
An underground pipe that leaked radioactive water has been sealed off underneath a nuclear power plant in Georgia. Southern Co. officials say that covers have been welded onto the ends of the faulty pipe below Plant Hatch in Baxley. The company learned of the leak last month when it detected abnormal amounts of tritium, a radioactive form of hydrogen, in test wells at the plant. Geter said there are no signs that the radioactive water has moved off the property.
Sat., October 1, 2011 7:28am
Radioactive water has been found underneath the nuclear power station Plant Hatch in southeast Georgia, but officials said it does not pose an immediate threat to public health. Madison and state officials said the radioactive water appears confined to a small area at the site. They say there's little or no chance it could get into drinking water.
Fri., March 18, 2011 5:40pm
In response to Japan's nuclear crisis, federal regulators are headed for Georgia's two nuclear plants. Members of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission are looking for weaknesses.
Tue., January 18, 2011 1:13pm
One of the reactors at Plant Hatch in southeast Georgia near Vidalia is operating at 40 percent capacity today. Officials with Southern Company say it’s due to a non-safety issue.
Fri., May 21, 2010 12:17pm
Federal regulators are increasing their oversight of a nuclear power plant