Appling County, Georgia Development Authority (Specimen)

Appling County, Georgia Development Authority (Specimen)
Item# 4060appling


Pollution Control Revenue Bond, specimen
Late 1900's
American Bank Note Company
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The Edwin I. Hatch Nuclear Plant, located near Baxley in southeastern Georgia, is jointly owned by Georgia Power, Oglethorpe Power Corporation, Municipal Electrical Authority of Georgia and Dalton Utilities.

The plant was named for Edwin I. Hatch, president of Georgia Power from 1963 to 1975. He served as chairman of the company from 1975 until his retirement in 1978.

Plant Hatch is one of Georgia Power's two nuclear facilities and is one of three nuclear facilities in the Southern electric system.

Construction of the plant began in 1968. Unit 1 began commercial operation in December 1975. Unit 2 began commercial operation in September 1979. The total cost of the plant was $934 million. Units 1 and 2 are rated at 924 megawatts (MWe) each. The plant is powered by boiling water reactors supplied by General Electric Company.

Appling County is located in the southeastern part of Georgia, and was named for Lieutenant Colonel Daniel Appling, a soldier in the War of 1812. It was the 42nd county created in Georgia, and was established by an act of the Georgia General Assembly on December 15, 1818. The original county consisted of Creek lands ceded in the 1814 Treaty of Fort Jackson and the 1818 Treaty of the Creek Agency.GA-Georgia Government Bonds Utility Companies Nuclear and Related Specimen Pieces Under $10 Bird Featured Eagle Featured

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