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The North Anna Nuclear Generating Station in Mineral, Virginia. (Getty Images)

Dept. Of Energy OKs $6.5 Billion For Georgia Nuclear Power Plant

Facility near Augusta would be the first nuclear power plant built in the U.S in over 30 years.


File photo of the North Anna Power Station near Mineral, Va. (credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

US To Build First New Nuclear Plant In Over 30 Years

The nation’s first new nuclear power plant in a generation won approval Thursday as federal regulators voted to grant a license for two new reactors in Georgia.