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  1. Final containment vessel ring placed for Vogtle Unit 3Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 4 | The Virginian-Pilot

    Georgia Power announced today the latest milestones at the Vogtle nuclear expansion near Waynesboro, Georgia - the placement of the third and final ring that comprises the Unit 3 containment vessel, and the placement of the fourth and final reactor coolant pump for Unit 3. Weighing just under 2 million pounds, approximately 38 feet high and with a diameter of 130 feet, the ring is the fourth of five sections that make up the containment vessel, a high-integrity steel structure that houses critical plant components. Click here to view a time-lapse video of the placement.

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  2. DON McKEE: The final round: Can Democrats win?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 29 | MDJonline.com

    ... the runoff. The hot button in this race is Eaton's support of Plant Vogtle, the troubled nuclear plant project in Waynesboro that has run far behind schedule and far over budget for years. Miller has blamed Eaton for failing "to put in place any ...

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  3. No such thing as carbon-free powerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 22 | Prince George Citizen

    Construction proceeds on the Plant Vogtle nuclear plant in Waynesboro, Ga., in 2014. Nuclear power has one of the lowest levels of carbon emissions per kilowatt-hour, but it still is not carbon free.

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  4. Bucs have tough night in Waynesboro in 48-7 lossRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2018 | The McDuffie Progress

    Briarwood Academy quarterback Dax Reese is dragged down by one of the Edmund Burke Academy Spartans in the Bucs' 48-7 loss in Waynesboro last Friday. Briarwood Academy quarterback Dax Reese is dragged down by one of the Edmund Burke Academy Spartans in the Bucs' 48-7 loss in Waynesboro last Friday.

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  5. Georgia Nuclear Power Plant Plans to Hire Hundreds of Canadian Electrical WorkersRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2018 | Electrical Construction and Maintenance

    The need for 750 electrical workers at Plant Vogtle, a two-unit nuclear power plant located in Burke County, near Waynesboro, Ga., will likely result in laborers being recruited from Canada. According to a report from NewsChannel 6 , Georgia Public Service Commission Vice Chair Tim Echols says the process is already in place to legalize Canadians and get them employed in Burke County.

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  6. Two critical floor modules placed at Vogtle nuclear expansionRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2018 | The Virginian-Pilot

    Georgia Power announced today the placement of two key floor modules at the Vogtle nuclear expansion near Waynesboro, Georgia. These module placements, referred to as CA35 and CA33, will be followed by large concrete placements inside the Unit 4 containment vessel.

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  7. Stacey Abrams vs. the Revanchist RacistRead the original story

    Oct 21, 2018 | Balloon Juice

    ... Root , "Neither Voter Suppression Nor Being Called 'Coon' and the N-Word Will Stop Black Georgia From Voting" : Waynesboro, Georgia- Sarah Jenkins has long had to deal with simmering community tensions. She owns a small business in a white part of ...

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  8. First reactor coolant pump placed at Vogtle nuclear expansionRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2018 | Newkerala.com

    ATLANTA: Georgia Power announced today the latest milestones at the Vogtle nuclear expansion near Waynesboro, Georgia - the placement of the first of four reactor coolant pumps . The 375,000-pound pump was recently placed in the Unit 3 containment vessel where the nuclear components are housed.

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  9. Nuclear Energy INSTITUTEVogtle Co-Owners Vote to Continue AP1000 Construction ProjectRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2018 | Electric Energy Online

    In a unanimous vote crucial to the future of the only nuclear power plant construction project in the United States, all four co-owners of the two Westinghouse AP1000 nuclear reactors being built at Georgia Power's Vogtle site in Waynesboro, Georgia, agreed this week to continue the project. Continuing the Vogtle build keeps the United States on a path to stay competitive in the global nuclear technology market, the Nuclear Energy Institute said.

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  10. Construction of Vogtle nuclear units to move forwardRead the original story

    Sep 28, 2018 | Public Power

    All four of the Vogtle 3 & 4 project co-owners have voted to continue construction of the two new nuclear units near Waynesboro, Ga. The news was announced on Sept.

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  11. Georgia Nuclear Plant Gets Go-Ahead Despite Budget OveragesRead the original story

    Sep 27, 2018 | Manufacturing.net

    The owners of the last nuclear power plant still under construction in the U.S. say the project will continue after they resolved a disagreement about multibillion-dollar budget overages. The primary owners, Georgia Power, Oglethorpe Power and the Municipal Electric Authority of Georgia, said in a joint statement late Wednesday that they had come to an agreement that "mitigates financial exposure" in construction of the two new reactors at Plant Vogtle near Waynesboro, Georgia.

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  12. Deal Keeps Alive Last U.S. Nuclear Power Plant Under ConstructionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2018 | Wall Street Journal

    ... e to craft a deal, the owners agreed Wednesday to finish work on the Alvin W. Vogtle Electric Generating Plant in Waynesboro, Ga.

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  13. Nation/world briefsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2018 | Star Tribune

    ... to an agreement that "mitigates financial exposure" in construction of the two new reactors at Plant Vogtle near Waynesboro, Ga. The House on Wednesday overwhelmingly passed legislation that would provide $1.7 billion to help residents of the ...

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  14. The Latest: Georgia Nuclear Plant Gets Tentative Up VoteRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2018 | Construction Equipment Guide

    The nation's only major nuclear power plant under construction appears to still be alive after the owners voted to push forward despite another multibillion-dollar cost overrun. But Oglethorpe Power said they're only willing to move forward with the construction of two new reactors at the Vogtle nuclear power plant near Waynesboro, Ga., if cost-control measures are implemented.

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  15. Countdown ticking on VogtleRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2018 | MDJonline.com

    Work continues on the foundation for a new nuclear power plant near the existing nuclear reactors at Plant Vogtle, in Waynesboro.

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  16. Cost caps sought for Georgia nuclear project to move forwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2018 | Norwalk Citizen News

    This June 13, 2014, file photo, shows construction on a new nuclear reactor at Plant Vogtle power plant in Waynesboro, Ga. A group of Georgia lawmakers wants a "cost cap" in the construction of a nuclear power plant near Augusta to protect blown budgets from being passed on to consumers.

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  17. The Latest: Georgia nuclear plant gets tentative up vote Source: APRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2018 | WSB-TV

    The nation's only major nuclear power plant under construction appears to still be alive after the owners voted to push forward despite another multibillion-dollar cost overrun. But Oglethorpe Power says they're only willing to move forward with the construction of two new reactors at the Vogtle nuclear power plant near Waynesboro, Georgia if cost-control measures are implemented.

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  18. Georgia utilities to vote on continuing nuclear projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2018 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    This June 13, 2014, file photo, shows construction on a new nuclear reactor at Plant Vogtle power plant in Waynesboro, Ga. A group of Georgia lawmakers wants a "cost cap" in the construction of a nuclear power plant near Augusta to protect blown budgets from being passed on to consumers.

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  19. Stocks That Fell to 3-Year Lows in the Week of Sept. 21Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2018 | GuruFocus.com

    ... Southern Co. announced the placement of the third of four steam generators at the Vogtle nuclear expansion near Waynesboro, Georgia. The 1.4-million-pound steam generator was recently lifted into the Unit 4 nuclear island and marks the latest ...

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  20. Canceling Georgia nuclear plant could cost owners billionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2018 | Norwalk Citizen News

    This June 13, 2014, file photo, shows construction on a new nuclear reactor at Plant Vogtle power plant in Waynesboro, Ga. A group of Georgia lawmakers wants a "cost cap" in the construction of a nuclear power plant near Augusta to protect blown budgets from being passed on to consumers.

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