Nuclear Costs

March 3, 2013 - 5:29 PM
In this photo taken Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2012 part of the containment vessel for a new nuclear reactor at the Plant Vogtle nuclear power plant is shown under construction in Augusta, Ga., With the cost of nuclear plants rising, a handful of state officials are showing signs of buyer’s regret. The reservations come as two of the three nuclear plants under construction have faced cost overruns just as electricity generated by natural gas has gotten cheaper. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)