Ft. Calhoun nuclear plant berm collapses in raging floodwaters
…but everything is under control. Don’t worry.
Really. Not a problem. It’s still within those industry-generated safety standards.
All is well.
Oh, by the way, things are also interesting at Cooper, 75 miles downstream. The river would have to rise four more feet before the plant would be flooded, potentially exposing everything downstream to, um, radiation.
After the present crisis is over, can we please stop being calm and start fixing all the potential nuclear disasters that lax oversight has potentiated?
Update: And again Los Alamos, a facility that processes plutonium in moderately large quantities, is in danger of fire. But nothing to worry about folks! Just move along, please.
Thanks to commenters below for links.