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Saturday, June 25, 2011

Nuclear Commission Chief To Visit Flood-Threatened Nebraska Reactor Sites

On Sunday- the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission head Gregory Jaczko is coming to Nebraska.

Jaczko is scheduled to first visit the Cooper nuclear power plant near Brownville- then on Monday visit the Fort Calhoun nuclear facility near Blair- according to Omaha TV station KETV-7.

The Fort Calhoun plant is in a full shutdown- but the Cooper reactor is working full steam.
Both nuclear plants have been and continue to be threatened by the flooded Missouri River.

Early Saturday morning- 2 to 4 inches with some locally higher amounts of rain fell in a band from eastern Nebraska west of Omaha into southern Iowa.

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