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Senators voice MOX support via The Aiken Standard

COLUMBIA — Republican senators from South Carolina and Georgia have called on the Obama administration to continue funding a program to turn weapons-grade plutonium into commercial nuclear reactor fuel, saying that slowing or ending the project would harm international and … Continue reading

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Vogtle Cost Dispute Escalates to Lawsuit via Nuclear street

Southern Co. disclosed Friday that a dispute surrounding licensing delays and design changes to new reactors at Plant Vogtle has moved from mediation to a U.S. District Court. Westinghouse and a Shaw Group subsidiary claim that the reactors’ owners should … Continue reading

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Delays, cost increases at nation’s new nuclear projects via ajc

Despite promises from the nuclear industry to regulators and consumers that they learned from mistakes of the past, the nation’s first two nuclear reactor projects built from scratch in 30 years are headed toward hundreds of millions of dollars in … Continue reading

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America’s New Nuclear Plants Cost Billions More Than Expected via Business Insider

ATLANTA (AP) — America’s first new nuclear plants in more than a decade are costing billions more to build and sometimes taking longer to deliver than planned, problems that could chill the industry’s hopes for a jumpstart to the nation’s … Continue reading

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Georgians gather at Shell Bluff to remember Fukushima via Georgia WAND

Several hundred thousand people across the world marched and rallied on or around March 11, 2012, the anniversary of the nuclear disaster at Fukushima, Japan. In Georgia, Georgia WAND , along with over 50 friends and members from across Georgia … Continue reading

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Purdue professor raises caution about nuclear energy via The Exponent

By CURTIS SPICER City EditorThere has been a lack of public discussion about nuclear energy especially since two new reactors will be housed in a new plant in Georgia, according to a Purdue professor. The Nuclear Regulatory Commission approved the … Continue reading

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First new nuclear reactors OK’d in over 30 years via CNNMoney

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission approved licenses to build two new nuclear reactors Thursday, the first authorized in over 30 years. The reactors are being built in Georgia by a consortium of utilities led by Southern … Continue reading

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Regulatory Approval Is Expected for New Reactors in Georgia via The New York Times

WASHINGTON — For the first time in over three decades, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission is expected to decide to grant a license to build a nuclear reactor — a milestone for an industry whose long-hoped-for renaissance is smaller and later … Continue reading

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