nuclear

Business
2:28 pm
Mon April 22, 2013

NRC, OPPD discuss possible changes to Ft. Calhoun Station operating license

OPPD and Exelon Nuclear Partners say some additional work being done at Fort Calhoun Station could result in amendments to the plant’s operating license.

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Business
1:00 am
Wed February 27, 2013

Three more items added to Fort Calhoun Station re-start checklist

Fort Calhoun Station
Credit OPPD

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission has added three more items to OPPD’s to-do list before Fort Calhoun Station can reopen.

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Nebraska
8:42 am
Tue January 29, 2013

NRC inspectors back at Ft. Calhoun Station

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Federal regulators have begun the detailed inspections that will determine whether the troubled Fort Calhoun nuclear power plant will be allowed to restart.

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Business
11:49 am
Tue January 8, 2013

OPPD officials: Fort Calhoun Station moving toward restart

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The troubled Fort Calhoun nuclear power plant in Nebraska is gradually moving closer to restart, but officials say significant work remains.

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Business
12:04 pm
Wed November 14, 2012

OPPD to discuss rate hike proposal, progress at Ft. Calhoun Station at Thursday meetings

Some OPPD customers' rates could rise 6.9 percent in January.

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Business
1:41 pm
Tue November 13, 2012

OPPD considering 6.9 percent rate hike

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Omaha Public Power District is considering a general rate increase of 6.9 percent.

It would be the district's biggest rate increase in 10 years.

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Education
3:06 pm
Tue October 30, 2012

Middle East Forum focuses on U.S. foreign policy, relations with Iran, Syria, other nations

UNO professors Moshe Gershovich, Curtis Hutt, and Ramazan Kilinc spoke at a forum last week on the Middle East.
Credit Katie Schubert / KIOS-FM

Two UNO experts on the Middle East say they’re optimistic there are options other than war with Iran over its disputed nuclear program. 

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Energy
12:03 pm
Tue August 28, 2012

Exelon Nuclear Partners takes over operations of Fort Calhoun Station

Fort Calhoun Nuclear Station.
OPPD

Chicago-based Exelon Nuclear Partners has assumed day-to-day operations at the Fort Calhoun Station.

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Business
10:50 am
Wed July 18, 2012

OPPD hopeful Fort Calhoun Station can reopen in September

Fort Calhoun Station.
OPPD

The Fort Calhoun nuclear plant could reopen in September, but only if it’s safe to do so.

OPPD and NRC updated the status of Fort Calhoun Station at a public meeting Tuesday night. The nuclear plant closed last April for refueling, and remained shut down during the Missouri River flooding.

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General News
2:05 pm
Thu May 31, 2012

NRC Holds Open House to Discuss Fort Calhoun Nuclear Plant

Fort Calhoun Nuclear Plant
Courtesy of OPPD

The community was invited to attend an Open House with The Nuclear Regulatory Commission this afternoon in Omaha. 

The NRC held the event to address community members one on one about their concerns regarding the Fort Calhoun nuclear plant. OPPD operates the nuclear plant, which was shut down in April last year because of flooding along the Missouri River. 

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