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Research being done at the University of Nebraska could lead to strategies and recommendations for combating the spread of nuclear weapons.

BLAIR, Neb. (AP) — A bomb squad has determined that a package found in a vehicle at the Fort Calhoun nuclear power plant poses no danger.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — President Barack Obama's effort to cut greenhouse gases from U.S. power plants is drawing praise from a leading Nebraska environmental group, but an Omaha-based think tank is urging state officials to fight the plan.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Officials say the Fort Calhoun nuclear power plant has returned to full power following a shutdown for repairs for a water leak.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Fort Calhoun nuclear power plant has been shut down for repairs roughly a month after a planned outage for maintenance and refueling.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Federal regulators are investigating the failure of a part at the Fort Calhoun nuclear power plant during this spring's maintenance outage.

BLAIR, Neb. (AP) — The Fort Calhoun nuclear power plant is back online after being shut down for several weeks for refueling and maintenance.

BLAIR, Neb. (AP) — Officials say the Fort Calhoun nuclear power plant has been shut down for refueling and maintenance.

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission and OPPD will hold a public meeting next week following a change in the status of Fort Calhoun Station.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Fort Calhoun nuclear power plant is back online less than a week after its main generator unexpectedly shut down as a precaution.

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

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

NRC, OPPD officials to meet Thursday in Omaha

Sep 22, 2014

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

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.

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

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.

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.

NRC, OPPD to meet about Fort Calhoun Station

May 13, 2014

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

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

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

NRC says Fort Calhoun Station ready to restart

Dec 17, 2013

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission says Fort Calhoun Station is ready to restart.

NRC, OPPD meeting Thursday in Omaha

Nov 20, 2013

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission and OPPD are meeting Thursday evening in Omaha about Fort Calhoun Station.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The latest tests performed on an idle nuclear power plant near Omaha revealed no significant new issues.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A troubled nuclear power plant near Omaha is being heated up to test its pressurized steam pipes for leaks after an outage that dates to April 2011.

BROWNVILLE, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska's two nuclear power plants were high on the lists of safety violations at U.S. nuclear power plants.

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission says five categories on a Fort Calhoun Station restart checklist are closed out, and progress is being made.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Regulators say the idle Fort Calhoun nuclear plant is making good progress toward restarting for the first time in more than two years, but some significant issues remain unresolved.

NRC, OPPD meeting Tuesday to update Ft. Calhoun Station

Sep 23, 2013

OPPD and the Nuclear Regulatory Commission will meet Tuesday evening in Omaha.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The public will have another chance to learn more about the status of the troubled Fort Calhoun nuclear power plant later this month.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Federal regulators want to know what the owners of the idle Fort Calhoun nuclear power plant will do to improve the plant if they get permission to restart it.

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