JUST IN: Floodwater enters turbine building at Ft. Calhoun nuclear plant

Monday, June 27, 2011
By Paul Martin

ENENews.com
June 27th, 2011

Fort Calhoun Nuclear Plant: Flood Seeps Into Turbine Building At Nebraska Nuke Station, AP, June 27, 2011:

Missouri River floodwater seeped into the turbine building at a nuclear power plant near Omaha on Monday, but plant officials said the seepage was expected and posed no safety risk because the building contains no nuclear material. [...]

Omaha Public Power District spokesman Jeff Hanson said pumps were handling the problem at the Fort Calhoun Nuclear Station and that “everything is secure and safe.” [...]

Nuclear Regulatory Commission spokesman Victor Dricks described the situation as stable. [...]

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