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.
Omaha Public Power District officials will meet
with the Nuclear Regulatory Commission's staff in Texas Tuesday
afternoon to discuss the future of the plant about 20 miles north of
Having a plan to keep the power plant running smoothly is one of the things OPPD must do before restarting Fort Calhoun.
OPPD is also working to address more than a dozen other things that must be done before the plant can resume operations.
have kept the plant closed since April 2011 to address safety and
security concerns discovered after a small fire and massive flooding
along the Missouri River.
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