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Tag: decommissioning

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Work continues at Fort Calhoun Station

One of the biggest current projects at Fort Calhoun Station is removing the internal components from the reactor vessel, the parts that helped the reactor produce nuclear power.

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Video: Fort Calhoun Station crosses fuel-move milestone

With the final canister secured in recent days, all spent nuclear fuel is safely in dry storage.

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Progress prompts considering shift to DECON

OPPD considering DECON method for Fort Calhoun Station, speeding up site's timetable and saving money.

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Familiar feel to dry cask work

Fort Calhoun Station’s spent nuclear fuel is stored in concrete structures built to withstand extreme weather, aircraft impact.

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Defueling is over, but work continues at Fort Calhoun

After successfully and safely defueling the OPPD nuclear plant, personnel now shift to the long-term decommissioning work.

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Next steps begin at Fort Calhoun Station

With the nuclear plant now permanently offline, personnel are preparing to defuel the reactor, move toward the decommissioning.

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