At yesterday’s OPPD board meeting, OPPD management made two major recommendations.
The Fort Calhoun nuclear station employs hundreds of people. About 250 of them are members of IBEW Local 1483.
Nebraska Utility Head Recommends Closing Nuclear Power Plant
Fort Calhoun residents say they're worried that closing a more than 40-year-old nuclear power plant in the area could result in economic problems for the community.
Senior management at Omaha Public Power District (OPPD) have recommended that the Fort Calhoun nuclear power plant in Nebraska should close at the end of 2016 for economic reasons.
OPPD President and Chief Executive Tim Burke on Thursday morning is telling the utility’s board of directors it no longer makes financial sense to continue operations at Fort Calhoun, which is the smallest nuclear power plant in the U.S.
An Omaha man accused of trying to rob another man during an attempted drug deal that resulted in shooting last summer near a Fort Calhoun school accepted a plea agreement
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Omaha • The head of a Nebraska utility recommended shutting down the nation’s smallest nuclear power plant by the end of the year, saying Thursday that it doesn’t make economic sense to keep it open. ...