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Crews complete major reactor vessel work at Fort Calhoun Station

OPPD crews recently finished cutting up and removing the plant's reactor vessel, a significant milestone in the decommissioning of Fort Calhoun Station.

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Reactor vessel work a focus again this year at Fort Calhoun

Crews at Fort Calhoun Station will dismantle the reactor vessel this year, as part of ongoing decommissioning work.

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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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