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Trump adds $3.7B in support to finish 2 new nuclear reactors via Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

SAVANNAH, Ga. — Energy Secretary Rick Perry announced Friday that the Trump administration has finalized $3.7 billion in new loan guarantees to support completion of the first new U.S. commercial nuclear reactors in a generation, calling the expansion of nuclear … Continue reading

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JEA wants out of struggling nuclear power deal, disputes negative credit report via The Augusta Chronicle

Jacksonville Electric Authority executives said Tuesday they disagreed with the finding by a Wall Street credit-rating agency that the utility’s financial obligations to a struggling nuclear power project in Georgia — which could top $1.7 billion — have dimmed its … 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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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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Watchdog says Ga. nuclear plant faces delays via Canadian Business

ATLANTA (AP) — The Southern Co. continues to face “significant challenges” building the country’s first brand-new nuclear plant on time and without exceeding its share of the roughly $6 billion budget, a state watchdog said in a report released Monday. … Continue reading

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