NRC to meet with Omaha Public Power District officials to discuss Fort Calhoun nuclear plant

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission will meet with officials from the Omaha Public Power District on Nov. 15 to discuss the status of the Fort Calhoun nuclear plant’s performance improvement activities. OPPD operates the plant, which is located 19 miles north of Omaha.

The meeting will be held from 6-9 p.m. CDT at Dana College’s Gardner-Hawks Center, 2848 College Dr., in Blair, Neb.

NRC and OPPD officials will discuss the status of the plant’s performance improvement activities, including their actions to address the items outlined in the Confirmatory Action Letter sent on June 11 The second part of the meeting will be a question and answer session between the NRC and the public on topics related to Fort Calhoun and the NRC’s oversight.

Fort Calhoun is shut down and remains in a safe mode following flooding along the Missouri River in 2011.

This meeting is one of a series the NRC is holding to keep the public informed about OPPD’s effort to address performance issues.