Cooper Nuclear Station still operating but preparing for shutdown as Missouri River hits record levels | Iowa | omaha.com

Cooper Nuclear Station still operating but preparing for shutdown as Missouri River hits record levels | Iowa | omaha.com

Nebraska’s lone nuclear plant was preparing to shut down Friday in the face of record rises in the Missouri River. However, as of about 6 p.m., it was still operating, said Mark Becker, spokesman for the Nebraska Public Power District.

As of 5:15 p.m., the river had reached to within inches of the level, 45.5 feet, that requires a shutdown.

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2 thoughts on “Cooper Nuclear Station still operating but preparing for shutdown as Missouri River hits record levels | Iowa | omaha.com”

  1. watch out – heavy snow north of Cooper hasn’t melted yet and weather predictions are dire for weeks ahead ….

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