NRC in 2010: Major flood could cause core damage at Ft. Calhoun nuke plant– Cited for second most serious category of violation

Published: June 21st, 2011 at 4:02 am ET
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Flooding Brings Worries Over Two Nuclear Plants, New York Times by A. G. SULZBERGER and MATTHEW L. WALD, June 20, 2011:

[...] Last year, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission cited the Fort Calhoun plant for not being adequately prepared for floods and rated the safety violation in the “yellow” category, the second most serious. The agency ordered changes because it said that under the plan in place at the time [...]

After initially contesting the findings, the plant’s operators, Omaha Public Power District, said that the problems had been resolved. Gary Gates [...]

[T]he utility has brought in extra workers for round-the-clock coverage [...]

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6 comments to NRC in 2010: Major flood could cause core damage at Ft. Calhoun nuke plant– Cited for second most serious category of violation

  • BetaFlare

    If papal NYTimes starts to babble of meltdowns, then somewhere else is a total oncoming disaster … where? The Missisippi Tsunami? Or are they this time going to succeed in blowing the English courthouse (alas the shamefull failure 1605AD gunpowder mutiny) ?

    Hmm. No need anymore in that, the r0man saxo coburg has been shtting on the throne for centuries, witch is even better. Includes the r0man right/left illusion MSM-prog-ram: “The Communist International was the first step in Vat-i-can activism programs. At first it was simply known as the League of the Just, a branch of the papal Illuminati. … Not only did Karl Marx maintain close ties with the papal j€§uits and Freemas0nry throughout his career; he was also directly related to the British aristocracy through his marriage to Jenny Von Westphalen, a descendant of the Countess of Balcarras and Argyll, two of the oldest titles in England. The current Queens “Windsor” -lineage name is a hoax from the r0man Saxo-Coburg name (1917 forgery) — Eustace Mullins; The Curse of Canaan
    http://www.truthcontrol.com/node/karl-marx


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  • Heart of the Rose Heart of the Rose

    Well..here’s some pics of the folks that work at Calhoun….
    Maybe we could call them at home..tell them to get the hell out of there.
    http://www.nukeworker.com/pictures/thumbnails-142.html


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  • Seems what I heard on Reese radio: http://www.renseradio.com/listenlive.htm

    The containment vessel still has 2/3rds of fuel in it as to they only remove 1/3rd as refueling a reactor !!!

    This could be problematic, yes !


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  • Two killed after driving into massive hole in flooded road
    Tue Jun 21, 8:59 pm ET
    MINNEAPOLIS (Reuters) – Two South Dakota motorists died on Tuesday after they drove separately into a massive hole in a roadway washed out by heavy rains, and both vehicles were swept downstream by rushing water, police said.

    Heavy rains opened a section of road 10 miles north of Reliance, South Dakota, about 60 feet wide and 50 feet deep that was obscured ….
    http://news.yahoo.com/s/nm/20110622/us_nm/us_flooding_fatalities


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