Thu., December 22, 2011 3:31pm
The Nuclear Regulatory Commission unanimously approved the AP1000 reactor on Thursday. The certification, to take effect within two weeks, will be valid for 15 years.
Tue., April 5, 2011 11:53am
State regulators have delayed vote on a plan to protect consumers from cost over-runs at Plant Vogtle. The proposal would tie Georgia Power’s profits to its ability to come in on time and at cost for its estimated 14 billion dollar nuclear expansion project.
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.
Thu., January 20, 2011 3:52pm
The state Public Service Commission wants to penalize Georgia Power for any cost overruns associated with building two new reactors at Plant Vogtle near Augusta. Officials with the utility are against the plan.
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.
Thu., April 15, 2010 3:49pm
The U.S. Department of Energy already funds independent radiation testing i
Tue., April 6, 2010 12:04pm
A new study shows that nuclear waste shipped from the Savannah River Site n
Thu., March 25, 2010 8:13pm
Environmental groups say contracts requiring U.S. Department of Energy to p
Fri., March 19, 2010 2:17pm
Radioactive activities were temporarily suspended at a Savannah River Site
Tue., March 9, 2010 5:25pm
Employees at construction site for two new nuclear reactors halt work. No