Nuclear Regulator: No Danger at Flooded Nebraska Plant

Water from the Missouri River that normally aids in cooling the Fort Calhoun Nuclear Station has now become its worst enemy, as a levee helping to protect electrical transformers at the Nebraska facility has collapsed, forcing workers to switch to emergency generators. Flood waters reached containment buildings and transformers Sunday, forcing the shutdown of electrical power at the plant. Although the plant has been shut down since April, Gregory Jaczsko, the head of the Nuclear Regulatory...Full Story
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