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Nebraska
8:24 am
Thu December 18, 2014

Nebraska power plant taken temporarily offline

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Fort Calhoun nuclear plant in Nebraska has been taken temporarily offline due to a lockout of its main generator.

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Nebraska
8:32 am
Tue October 14, 2014

Nebraska nuclear plant reports maintenance mishap

BROWNVILLE, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska Public Power District has reported a maintenance accident at a nuclear power plant temporarily closed for refueling.

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Business
2:30 pm
Mon September 22, 2014

NRC, OPPD officials to meet Thursday in Omaha

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission and OPPD will meet later this week in Omaha.

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Nebraska
8:13 am
Thu August 7, 2014

Payouts to ex-nuclear plant employees revealed

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An Omaha-based public power utility paid out nearly $1 million in severance and vacation benefits to seven employees who resigned from its Fort Calhoun nuclear power plant in eastern Nebraska — well over the $400,000 the utility initially reported.

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Business
8:45 am
Tue July 22, 2014

Utilities get more time to gauge flood risks

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Federal regulators have given Nebraska's two biggest utilities more time to evaluate flooding hazards at their two nuclear power plants.

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Nebraska
1:43 pm
Mon June 16, 2014

Study of Nebraska nuclear flood risks narrowed

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Regulators have told the utilities that own Nebraska's two nuclear power plants not to worry about some unlikely ways upstream dams might fail even though they are studying those flood risks.

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Nebraska
8:11 am
Mon May 19, 2014

Utilities discuss flood risks at state nuclear plants

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — For the second time this month, Nebraska's two biggest utilities will meet with regulators to discuss flooding hazards at their two nuclear power plants.

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Business
1:00 am
Tue May 13, 2014

NRC, OPPD to meet about Fort Calhoun Station

NRC and OPPD officials will meet Tuesday in Omaha to discuss ongoing activities at Fort Calhoun Station.

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Nebraska
10:58 am
Wed April 2, 2014

Neb. nuke plant at full power after brief outage

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Utility officials say a Nebraska nuclear plant is operating at full power again after a brief outage last month.

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Business
11:27 am
Wed February 19, 2014

Neb. nuclear plant to be discussed at public meeting

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Regulators will hold the first public meeting on the Fort Calhoun nuclear power plant since it restarted late last year.

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