Leadership change at Fort Calhoun viewed as major step forward

September 12th, 2012

By Robyn Wisch, KVNO News

Omaha, NE – Omaha Public Power District’s troubled Fort Calhoun Nuclear Power Plant has been offline for almost a year and a half. And still, no date has been set for the plant to return to operation.

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Nebraska nuclear station officials attempt to move past flooding, fire and violations

April 17th, 2012

By Ben Bohall

Lincoln, NE – A nuclear generating station located between Fort Calhoun and Blair, Nebraska is attracting national attention, but not in a good way.

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Cultivating young minds for careers in energy, at home

December 5th, 2011

By Perry Stoner

Nebraska City, NE – Southeast Nebraska features coal, wind and nuclear facilities. It’s a good place to study the energy industry.

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Brownville residents not worried about nuke station

June 30th, 2011

By Robyn Wisch, KVNO News

Omaha, NE – Nebraska’s two nuke stations have been questioned on their safety and preparedness, as the Missouri River continues to rise around them. But in the surrounding communities, the residents are not that worried.

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NRC Chief: Plants are safe

June 27th, 2011

By Robyn Wisch, KVNO News

Omaha, NE – The head of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission is on a two-day trip through Nebraska. He’s taking a first-hand look at the state’s nuclear power plants, and reassuring the public that they are safe.

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Touring Nebraska’s flooded nuke plants

June 27th, 2011

By Robyn Wisch, KVNO News

Omaha, NE -The images are stunning: two nuclear power plants completely surrounded by water, as sandbags, levees and makeshift walls hold back the rising Missouri river.

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