Date: September 27, 2011, 7:23 PM EDT
by: Julie Johnsson
(Updates with comment from NRC’s Hatchett in sixth paragraph.)
Sept. 27 (Bloomberg) -- Southern Co. is poised to end a three-decade freeze on nuclear development as the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission considers granting it the first license to build new reactors since the Three Mile Island accident.
Editor's Note: Vogtle Electric Generating Plant where the two new reactors will be added by Southern Companies is shown in the map below.
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