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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OPPD set to hand over control of Fort Calhoun within a week

August 17th, 2012

By Robyn Wisch, KVNO News

Omaha, NE – Omaha Public Power District is planning to hand over control of its Fort Calhoun Nuclear Power Plant to a private Chicago-based company.

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Panelists address community concerns about nuclear plant

April 5th, 2012

By Ben Bohall

Blair, NE – Officials from both the Nuclear Regulatory Commission and OPPD held a public meeting, to discuss repairs and future operations at the Fort Calhoun Nuclear Station.

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Flooding may affect energy costs

June 23rd, 2011

By Ben Bohall

Omaha, NE – With the Fort Calhoun Nuclear Plant temporarily shut down, and Cooper Nuclear Station near Brownville surrounded by water, concerns are now being raised about how the Missouri flooding might impact energy costs for Nebraskans.

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