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Missouri River Flood Threatens Nebraska Nuclear Reactors

Missouri River Flood Threatens Nebraska Nuclear Reactors

As a result of one of the wettest winters in over 100 years flooding on the Missouri River is threatening two nuclear reactors located in Nebraska. The US Army Corps of Engineers (ACE) has estimated that the nuclear facilities could be under up to ten feet of water and stay there for weeks during...
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Fort Calhoun Nuclear Plant: How Bad Can It Get?

Fort Calhoun Nuclear Plant: How Bad Can It Get?

Radiation, at minimum in the form of tritium, and more likely other particles and radionuclides, are leaking into the Missouri River from the Fort Calhoun nuclear generation plant in Nebraska. I do not have proof.  What I do have is the knowledge that every reactor is susceptible to small leaks at any time.  Typically they...
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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...
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