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Further construction delays at the Vogtle nuclear power plant in Georgia could pose problems for Toshiba even if Westinghouse files for bankruptcy protection.
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Toshiba scrambles to stem further bleeding from Westinghouse

Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing would cap losses but present other risks

| Japan

TOKYO -- Toshiba is considering having subsidiary Westinghouse Electric file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection to limit liability for future cost overruns on long-delayed U.S. nuclear projects. Yet loan guarantees and potential compensation claims could still prove costly if progress remains slow.

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