WASHINGTON - Moody's Investors Service sent an early warning last week to municipal and investor-owned utilities that unless they strengthen their financial portfolios before building nuclear generation facilities, they will face possible negative rating actions.

The agency announced last week that it may take a "more negative view" in rating bonds from public power issuers that seek to build new nuclear power plants.

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