Rising Mississippi River Prompts Concerns for Downstream Nuke Plants

“High water is not expected to disrupt operations at nuclear
plants located along rivers in the Midwest, but Entergy Corp
 officials are preparing for high water at three reactor
sites along the Mississippi River from near Vicksburg,
Mississippi, to New Orleans, a company spokesman said.

 Entergy's 1,268-megawatt Grand Gulf nuclear station in
Claiborne County, Mississippi, may be the most vulnerable,
officials said, based on government forecasts for the river to
reach a high of 57.5 feet (17.5 meters) on May 20, some 14 feet
above flood stage."
via Reuters Africa:
http://af.reuters.com/article/energyOilNews/idAFN0629012320110506
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