In the U.S., water from the Missouri broke the barrier of one of the nuclear power plant

In the U.S., water from the Missouri broke the barrier of one of the nuclear power plant

On Sunday in Nebraska water from the floods in the state of Missouri broke the fence around the plant "Fort Calhoun"
According to RIA Novosti, the authorities claim that there is no threat of radiation leaks.
According to the Government Commission on the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory (Nuclear Regulatory Commission, NRC), the incident not serious, the water directly to the station was not hit.
Also, as expected, the level of water in Missouri is not allowed to rise above the safe operation of nuclear power plant level.
On Monday, the plant will make a visit to the head of the NRC Gregory Jacko (Gregory Jaczko).
Single reactor "Fort Calhoun" was off early in April. During the flood on June 7 at the NPP territory caused a fire, which for the time being knocked out the cooling system unit. Personnel for security was evacuated. At this point the reactor plant is in cold shutdown.

Nuclear power plant, built in 1973, is located on an area of 270 hectares near the same city and locality Blair on the Missouri River. At the station, built one reactor capacity of 500 megawatts. This is the weakest of all of the commercial reactors in North America.
Weeks of heavy rains and a large drain after an unusually snowy winter led to a flood of the Mississippi River in May, has suffered a number of states, the water flooded 1.2 million acres of farmland in Mississippi, Tennessee and Arkansas. Then, the river burst its banks Missouri, which is the largest right tributary of the Mississippi River. At the moment, is expected to increase the level of flooding in the neighboring state of Nebraska and Iowa. Flooding will be held, probably in August in connection with the spring heavy rains in the highlands of the Rocky Mountain, where melting snow and water poured into the river.

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