Southern Company (SO +0.1%) closes in on becoming the first company in 30+ years to build a...

|About: Southern Company (SO)|By:, SA News Editor

Southern Company (SO +0.1%) closes in on becoming the first company in 30+ years to build a nuclear power plant in the U.S, as the NRC holds final hearings in Washington. That the stakes are high for the company (and the industry) is not lost on the company's CEO: "This is the first, best shot for the nuclear renaissance in America."