Tue., July 24, 2012 4:02pm
Work is picking up at the mixed-oxide fuel plant under construction at the Savannah River Site near Augusta. So federal regulators are spending more time reviewing the project as it nears completion in 2016. Regulators met with the public Tuesday to answer questions and provide updates about the U.S. Department of Energy plant, which is roughly 60 percent complete.
Tue., May 8, 2012 2:58pm
Georgia Tech is getting $3.1 million from the U.S. Department of Energy for research and scholarships focused on nuclear energy.
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., 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.
Mon., March 14, 2011 4:53pm
Nuclear energy in the U.S. is under review after a massive earthquake and tsunami severely damaged Japanese nuclear power plants last week. The disaster raises questions about two reactors proposed for Plant Vogtle near Augusta.
Thu., February 3, 2011 5:02pm
This month Georgia Power customers saw a new fee added to their bills to help pay for two new nuclear reactors at Plant Vogtle near Augusta. They are the first to be built in the country in 30 years. Noel Brown has this report on Plant Vogtle and its place in the history of nuclear power in America.
Wed., April 21, 2010 1:53pm
A new report highlights problems with the design of nuclear reactors that c
Tue., March 9, 2010 5:25pm
Employees at construction site for two new nuclear reactors halt work. No
Tue., March 2, 2010 1:59pm
President Barack Obama told an audience at Savannah Tech that he wants to c
Mon., February 22, 2010 7:28pm
Councilmembers say the federal government's plans to abandon plans for a pe