Two New Nuclear Reactors Get Go-Ahead

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Less than one month away from the anniversary of the Fukushima-Daiichi disaster — the world's largest since Chernobyl — the Nuclear Regulatory Commission granted a license to build and operate two reactors at a nuclear plant in Georgia. These will be the first reactors built in the U.S. since 1978. 

Matt Wald is a reporter for our partner The New York Times who has covered nuclear power for 30 years.