Ft. Calhoun nuke plant now around 3 feet from 500-year flood levels

Published: June 24th, 2011 at 1:06 pm ET
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A Nuclear Plant’s Flood Defenses Trigger a Yearlong Regulatory Confrontation, New York Times, June 24, 2011:

[The water level at Ft. Calhoun nuclear plant] reached a height of nearly 1,007 feet above sea level at the plant yesterday. [...]

1,010-foot level represents a so-called 500-year flood peak that has not occurred on the Missouri outside Omaha since 1952, according to National Weather Service data. [...]

Published: June 24th, 2011 at 1:06 pm ET
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