Floods threaten Nebraska nuclear plants

Washington Times: Two nuclear-power plants in Nebraska remain threatened by Missouri River flooding, including one plant where a fire briefly shut down a cooling system for spent fuel rods earlier this month. Federal and state officials said there is no danger of a radiation leak and insisted the facilities would not see a repeat of Japan`s Fukushima nuclear-power plant disaster. Jeff Hanson, spokesman for the Omaha Public Power District that operates the Fort Calhoun Station, dismissed Internet reports by bloggers......

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