Wed., January 30, 2013 5:23pm
Nuclear power opponents are alleging Solyndra-style problems in the $8 billion federal loan guarantee for Georgia's Vogtle nuclear reactor project. The Southern Alliance for Clean Energy says high-level political appointees have interfered with key decisions in the delayed and over-budget nuclear plant. The alliance says the project received favorable loan terms that are out-of-sync with the present market.
Tue., August 10, 2010 3:38pm
An environmental group says, taxpayers are being kept in the dark about an $8 billion federal loan guarantee to build the nation's first new nuclear reactors in 30 years. The Southern Alliance for Clean Energy is suing the U.S. Energy Department over Southern Company's plan to build reactors at Plant Vogtle near Augusta. The group's director says, they've tried for months to get information about the program, but are getting no cooperation.
Mon., June 21, 2010 3:09pm
A worker at the Savannah River Site nuclear facility near Augusta is being tested for contamination after getting a cut.
Wed., September 16, 2009 1:22pm
Georgia is one of seven states getting federal money to study solar power.