Thu., February 21, 2013 5:00pm
Federal accounting watchdogs say a facility near Augusta designed to convert weapons-grade plutonium into commercial reactor fuel is $2 billion over budget. A General Accountability Office report issued last week also says the mixed-oxide or MOX plant is years behind schedule.
Tue., January 29, 2013 5:03pm
A 300 ton container vessel for a new nucelear reactor at Plant Vogtle is still sitting at the Port of Savannah -- a month after workers tried unsuccessfully to move it by rail. A spokesman for Southern Company, building the nuclear plant, says when the train left the port on December 15th, the vessel's rail platform shifted. Public information on the incident is scant.
Wed., April 20, 2011 3:24pm
The U.S. Department of Energy wants to redesign a nuclear reprocessing facility under construction near Augusta. The agency is struggling to find customers willing to use the experimental fuel.
Thu., February 17, 2011 5:38pm
A nuclear weapons recycling facility under construction near Augusta is having a hard time keeping workers on the job. Officials say expansion of the country’s commercial nuclear power industry could be to blame.
Mon., September 27, 2010 6:20pm
A federal panel plans to visit the Augusta area next year to look at alternatives for storing the nation’s radioactive waste. It has some environmentalists worried.
Tue., August 18, 2009 8:57am
The U.S. Department of Energy scraps an environmental assessment for a prop
Tue., August 4, 2009 1:55pm
Federal Regulators have leveled fines against International Paper for safet