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Tag: Fort Calhoun Station

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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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Powerful Life

A contrast of cultures on the Arabian Peninsula

From the Midwest to the Middle East, former OPPD employee Tony LaRose and his family are carving out a new life in Abu Dhabi.

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Finding a new place to belong

More than 70 Fort Calhoun Station employees have found jobs elsewhere within OPPD, keeping skilled workers within the utility.

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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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Profiles

FCS chemist went from crime fighting to the lab

Blair native Jennifer Reyzlik, a chemist at Fort Calhoun Station, traded working homicides for handling test tubes at the plant.

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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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