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.
A federal committee has approved the design of nuclear reactors destined for Plant Vogtle near Augusta. The decision puts Southern Company a step closer to building the country’s first new reactors in decades.