Friday, July 01, 2011 by: Ethan A. Huff, staff writer:
(NaturalNews) The American public is largely being kept in the dark about the escalating Midwest flood disaster, which has now been further intensified by reports that a major nuclear plant near Omaha, Neb., has been breached by flood waters.
A few weeks ago, NaturalNews reported that an electrical console at the Fort Calhoun Nuclear Facility had caught fire, and that the plant's nuclear cooling pools had subsequently lost power for about an hour. Now, an AquaDam berm around the facility has reportedly been mysteriously punctured and deflated, which has sent several feet of flood water directly into the plant.
The unfolding situation at Fort Calhoun reads a lot like the Fukushima disaster. Officials have been downplaying the severity of the situation from the start, and yet it has only continued to get worse, despite their empty promises. First it was the fire, then the loss of power, then the establishment of a no-fly zone around the plant, then the breaking of the berm, and now the apparent flooding of various facilities with no end in sight. Read more>>