Nebraska Nuclear Plant at Level 4, 3, 2, 1 Emergency

The Fort Calhoun, Nebraska, Nuclear power plant is going down fast due to massive flooding.

The Omaha Public Power District has declared a Notification of Unusual Event (NOUE).

The FAA has issued the following directive, shutting down airspace over the plant:

FDC 1/6523 ZMP FLIGHT RESTRICTIONS FORT CALHOUN NUCLEAR POWER PLANT BLAIR,NE EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE. PURSUANT TO 14 CFR SECTION 91.137(A)(3) TEMPORARY FLIGHT RESTRICTIONS ARE IN EFFECT FOR FLOOD RELIEF EFFORTS WITHIN A 2 NAUTICAL MILE RADIUS OF 413113N/0960438W OR THE OMAHA /OVR/ VORTAC 316 DEGREE RADIAL AT 26.1 NAUTICAL MILES AT AND BELOW 3500 FEET MSL. NEBRASKA STATE PATROL, LT. FRANK PECK TELEPHONE 402-450-1867 IS IN CHARGE OF THE OPERATION. MINNEAPOLIS /ZMP/ ARTCC TELEPHONE 651-463-5580 IS THE FAA COORDINATION FACILITY.

  • Location: Ft. Calhoun, NE (19 miles N of Omaha, NE) in Region IV
  • Operator: Omaha Public Power District
  • Operating License: Issued – 08/09/1973
  • Renewed License: Issued – 11/04/2003
  • License Expires: 08/09/2033
  • Docket Number: 05000285
  • Reactor Type: Pressurized Water Reactor
  • Electrical Output: 500 MWe
  • Reactor Vendor/Type: Combustion Engineering
  • Containment Type: Dry, Ambient Pressure

ref:

Electrical Fire Knocks Out Spent Fuel Cooling at Nebraska Nuclear Plant

Fort Calhoun Nuclear Power Plant Spent Fuel Pool Cooling System Stopped Working For Hours

Nebraska Nuclear Plant Lost Cooling System After Fire

NRC Monitors Second Event at Neb. Nuclear Plant Following Fire, Disruption of Spent-Fuel Cooling

No Fly Zone Over Fort Calhoun Nuclear Plant Due to “Hazards”

Dam Danger, Flooding and Ft. Calhoun Nuclear Power Plant

Electrical Fire Knocks Out Spent Fuel Cooling at Nebraska Nuclear Plant

NRC monitors declared fire alert, flood dangers at Fort Calhoun nuclear station

 

Dr. Tom is a retired scientist who is now farming on the Big Island of Hawaii.

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