The Fort Calhoun nuclear power plant’s reopening appears headed for more delays.
Officials with both OPPD and the Nuclear Regulatory Commission refuse to set a firm timetable for the troubled reactor.
OPPD, which had been shooting for September, announced at Tuesday’s public hearing—the fourth this year—that it is ”reevaluating” the September timeline.
At the same time OPPD says despite the plant’s problems no rate hikes are on the horizon and there’s no shortage of power.
So why even bother to restart what critics call a risky reactor?
Nebraska Watchdog’s Joe Jordan wondered that as well.
Reported by Joe Jordan, firstname.lastname@example.org
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