Miltary helicopters looking for new signs of trouble at flooded Ft. Calhoun nuke plant

Published: July 10th, 2011 at 1:28 pm ET
By

21 comments


Soldiers watch over levees, Omaha World Herald, July 10, 2011:

The military helicopter’s black shadow dances on an engorged Missouri River as the aircraft slowly loops the flood-encircled Fort Calhoun Nuclear Station — the same left-leaning turns the pilot navigated two days prior.

Warrant Officer Boe Searight, 32, with the Nebraska Air National Guard [...] and his colleague Chief Warrant Officer 2 Eric Schriner also are looking for new signs of trouble for the flooded plant.

“Keep daily eyes on it and see if anything changes,” says Schriner, 31. [...]

Published: July 10th, 2011 at 1:28 pm ET
By

21 comments

Related Posts

  1. NRC Event at flooded Ft. Calhoun nuke plant: Both Fire Suppression Pumps are inoperable — Water levels too high for surveillance tests July 25, 2011
  2. Tornado watch near Ft. Calhoun nuke plant, flash flood warning near Cooper nuke plant — Heavy rain making flooding situation worse June 20, 2011
  3. Mystery fire at Ft. Calhoun nuke plant: Disabled ability to cool spent fuel pool — Feds sending special team of inspectors to learn more — Reactor will not restart until cause determined September 12, 2011
  4. Top Ft. Calhoun nuke plant official: To get to a disaster level floodwater would have to rise 3.5 feet above current levels — No one has a model of what river is going to do, says NWS hydrologist June 18, 2011
  5. Ft. Calhoun nuke plant can’t be inspected for damage until floodwaters recede — Restart may be some time next spring July 29, 2011

21 comments to Miltary helicopters looking for new signs of trouble at flooded Ft. Calhoun nuke plant