More than 70 Fort Calhoun Station employees have found jobs elsewhere within OPPD, keeping skilled workers within the utility.
OPPD considering DECON method for Fort Calhoun Station, speeding up site’s timetable and saving money.
Blair native Jennifer Reyzlik, a chemist at Fort Calhoun Station, traded working homicides for handling test tubes at the plant.
Fort Calhoun Station’s spent nuclear fuel is stored in concrete structures built to withstand extreme weather, aircraft impact.
As a Design Engineering supervisor, Carol Waszak knows Fort Calhoun Station’s decommissioning is all about the details.
After Chernobyl disaster, Fort Calhoun Station became an international classroom for nuclear officials to learn best practices.
The land where the nuclear plant sat has an intriguing history that includes a bustling frontier town.
After successfully and safely defueling the OPPD nuclear plant, personnel now shift to the long-term decommissioning work.
Personnel removed the reactor vessel head and all nuclear fuel assemblies from the plant.
As OPPD’s Fort Calhoun Station completes defueling and enters decommissioning, careful handling of the fuel is required.