Christmas came early to Georgia yesterday when the Georgia Public Service Commission unanimously approved the completion of two new nuclear reactors at the Alvin W. Vogtle Nuclear Generating Station. The project has become controversial because it is behind schedule and over budget. It will cost over $20 billion, much more than the initial estimate of $14 billion. Yet the new Vogtle units will be a valuable source of reliable, clean, stable and cost-effective electricity for the rest if this century, more than paying for the cost of the overruns.
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Atomic Tests During the 1950s Probably Killed Nearly Half a Million Americans.
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Demolition work at Hanford Plutonium Finishing Plant has been stopped because of concerns about spreading contamination. Seven homes off-site were surveyed, and more than 200 workers have requested testing.
Seattle Times 22nd Dec 2017 read more »