Cooper Nuclear Station to Begin Flooding Preparations

A flood warning has been issued by the government that will impact the Cooper Nuclear Station. As shown below in the alert, at  9:15 AM on July 6th, the water level was 41.1 feet. Cooper Nuclear Power Station begins flooding preparations at 40.5 feet. It seems strange that the government is issuing this alert at this level when the station declared a “notification of unusual event” on Sunday at a water level of 42.5 feet.

Someone in Congress is finally giving this situation and the Army Corps of Engineers the attention it should have received three weeks ago.

Sen. Ben Nelson Continues Pushing Army Corps of Engineers On Flood Control Policy

Pushed for more answers regarding flood fears and Nebraska’s two nuclear power plants, the Army Corps of Engineers stands by its performance but also promises a “full-scale” review of its actions.

Meanwhile, U.S. Ben Nelson wants the corps to go even further. In a statement issued Tuesday, Nelson said the corps must put safety at the Cooper Nuclear Station and Fort Calhoun ”at the forefront of how it manages the Missouri River.”

Nelson also questions the corps’ ability to keep the public appropriately informed. In any case, he says it must do a better job.

More…

The flood alert at weather.gov is shown below. Flooding is expected to remain through August in the Missouri River Basin.

David DeGerolamo

 

Event: Flood Warning
Alert:
...THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVER...
MISSOURI RIVER AT DECATUR AFFECTING MONONA...BURT AND THURSTON
COUNTIES.
MISSOURI RIVER NEAR BLAIR AFFECTING HARRISON AND WASHINGTON
COUNTIES.
MISSOURI RIVER AT OMAHA AFFECTING POTTAWATTAMIE...DOUGLAS AND
SARPY COUNTIES.
MISSOURI RIVER AT PLATTSMOUTH AFFECTING MILLS AND CASS COUNTIES.
MISSOURI RIVER AT NEBRASKA CITY AFFECTING FREMONT AND OTOE
COUNTIES.
MISSOURI RIVER AT BROWNVILLE AFFECTING ATCHISON AND NEMAHA
COUNTIES.
MISSOURI RIVER AT RULO AFFECTING HOLT AND RICHARDSON COUNTIES.
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
THE MISSOURI RIVER AT BROWNVILLE. 

* AT  9:15 AM WEDNESDAY THE STAGE WAS 41.1 FEET. 

* FLOOD STAGE IS 33.0 FEET. 

* MODERATE FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MODERATE FLOODING IS FORECAST. 

* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE TO FALL TO A STAGE OF 40.6 FEET
BY TOMORROW MORNING. 

* IMPACT...AT 40.5 FEET...APPROXIMATE LEVEL AT WHICH COOPER NUCLEAR POWER PLANT BEGINS FLOODING PREPARATIONS.

http://alerts.weather.gov/cap/wwacapget.php?x=MO20110706143900FloodWarning20110807043800MO.OAXFLSOAX.1dbb7e0edbd35f462acb3d360ed83de1

      
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13 years ago

Nuclear Experience Tour 2011
very soon at a pplt next to u

http://picload.org/image/lprair/fukushima_praefe.png
http://img4.picload.org/image/lildcw/fukushima.gif

11. March Fu*kUShima
6. Jun Fort Calhoun Nuclear Power Plant
19. Jun Cooper Power Station
1. Jul Los Alamos fire
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PmHQ7VV7hiw&feature=related
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o1dWcryO6Co&feature=related

2. July Fire at Tricastin
http://www.europnews.de/2011-07-10-kernkraftwerk-tricastin-brennt.html

10. July Nuke plant inspections find flaws in disaster readiness
• At the Arkansas Nuclear One plant outside Russellville, several portable pumps dedicated to flood control didn’t work.
• At the Clinton plant outside Bloomington, Ill., a fire pump broke down during a test.
• At the Sequoyah plant outside Chattanooga, Tenn., inspectors couldn’t find drain valves needed for flood control.
• At the Diablo Canyon plant in California, a fence blocked the path for a hose to pump emergency water.

10. July Executive Order 13575 Rural Councils = Federal Control of Rural Lands
http://visionsgreen.com/2011/07/executive-order-13575-rural-councils-federal-control-of-rural-lands/
… Ft Calhoun and Cooper Nuclear plants flooded, President Obama signed executive order 13575. Giving control of America’s rural lands to Government. …

11. July Fire at nuclear testing area 65 miles NW of Las Vegas — Feds checking for radiation

15. July “Emergency declared” at New Jersey nuke plant after reactor coolant leak — “Leakage outside containment”

Omaha NE 93 beta gamma energy range 10 (43), gamma energy range 2 (2341.), range 3 (1441.), range 4 (410), range 5 (230.), range 6 (134), range 7 (160) Higher than usual

Lincoln NE is 53 beta

Des moines Iowa under review

Mason city Iowa 68 beta (a little higher than usual)

Kansas City under review

Wichita under review

Pierre SD under review

Rapid City SD 85 beta (higher than usual)

https://cdxnode64.epa.gov/radnet-public/monitorView.do

will be continued …