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Westinghouse is under contract to construct two new reactors at the Vogtle nuclear plant in Georgia.

Westinghouse poised for Chapter 11 filing

Decision could come on Tuesday; Toshiba stock ends Monday down 2.1%

| Japan

TOKYO -- Westinghouse Electric could file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in the U.S. as early as Tuesday, helping parent Toshiba stem the bleeding from the troubled unit.

Westinghouse plans to meet with American utilities and other stakeholders Monday to discuss a bankruptcy filing. Late-stage talks are underway on continuing construction of two behind-schedule nuclear power plant projects while under bankruptcy protection.

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