FAA Closes Airspace Over Flooded Nebraska Nuclear Power Plant

A fire in Nebraska's Fort Calhoun nuclear power plant briefly knocked out the cooling process for spent nuclear fuel rods, ProPublica reports.

The fire occurred on June 7th, and knocked out cooling for approximately 90 minutes. After 88 hours, the cooling pool would boil dry and highly radioactive materials would be exposed. Full Story »

Posted by Dwight Rousu
Tags Help
Subjects: Sci/Tech
Topics: Nuclear Power
Note: Clicking on the topics above will take you to our national site.
Member Tags: flood
Stats Help
# Tweets: 286 (as of 2011-06-16)
Editorial Help
Posted by: Posted by Dwight Rousu - Jun 16, 2011 - 10:23 AM PDT
Content Type: Article
Edit Lock: This story can be edited
Edited by: Dwight Rousu - Jun 16, 2011 - 10:27 AM PDT

Reviews

Show All | Notes | Comments | Quotes | Links
Dwight Rousu
4.1
by Dwight Rousu - Jun. 20, 2011

Officials apparently do not want this story covered, and the major media seem to not be covering the story. And we have been criticizing secrecy in Japan?

See Full Review » (11 answers)

Comments on this story (1)Help (BETA)

NT Rating | My Rating

Ratings

3.5

not enough reviews
from 2 reviews (23% confidence)
Quality
3.5
Facts
4.0
Fairness
3.5
Sourcing
3.5
Style
3.5
Context
3.0
Depth
3.5
Enterprise
4.0
Relevance
4.5
Popularity
3.3
Recommendation
4.0
Credibility
3.0
# Reviews
1.0
# Views
5.0
# Likes
1.0
# Emails
1.0
More
How our ratings work »

Topics

Sci/Tech | Nuclear Power
Note: Clicking on the topics above will take you to our national site.
(See these related stories.)

Links Help

  • Nebraska Nuclear Plant at Level 4 Emergency | Hawai`i News Daily Pending

    Posted by Dwight Rousu
  • US orders news blackout over crippled Nebraska Nuclear Plant: report

    A shocking report prepared by Russia’s Federal Atomic Energy Agency (FAAE) on information provided to them by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) states that the ...