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Added flood protection at Nebraska nuclear plant fails

A concerning situation near Omaha, Neb. took a new twist early Sunday when a temporary levee protecting the Fort Calhoun Nuclear Station failed, forcing the facility to turn briefly to emergency generated power.

Nuclear Regulatory Commission says spent fuel casks near flood water pose...

A Nuclear Regulatory Commission spokesman told The Independent Friday that dry cask storage of spent nuclear fuel rods at two Nebraska facilities are not being protected from flood waters because the situation poses no public or environmental threat.
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