Wednesday Dec 4
OPPD: Ft. Calhoun Ready to Go Online
OPPD says the Fort Calhoun Nuclear Power Station is ready to be restarted, however federal regulators will have the final say.
OPPD proposes no utility rate increases next year
The Omaha Public Power District isn't proposing any rate increases for next year even though it still can't generate power at its Fort Calhoun nuclear power plant.
Neb. nuke plant to be discussed at public meeting
Fort Calhoun, which sits across from Iowa on the Missouri River about 20 miles north of Omaha, has been offline since April 2011.
Cape Cod Times
NRC boss: Pilgrim headed for trouble
The Nuclear Regulatory Commission's top official toured the Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station on Friday and later told reporters the 41-year-old plant, plagued by mechanical problems, is headed for trouble with federal regulators unless it improves its performance.
Fort Calhoun Plant Clears Another Hurdle
Last week, the water in the plant's power-generating system was heated up for several days to test its pressurized steam pipes.