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Aug. 6, 2013NE |  By: Mullens

Fort Calhoun Nuclear Station

The Fort Calhoun Nuclear Station in Nebraska is testing its readiness to protect the health and safety of the public living and working near the nuclear station today.

The routine simulated exercise will be evaluated by the Federal Emergency Management Agency to determine the adequacy of the state and local radiological emergency response plan. Public Information Officer for Nebraska Emergency Management Agency Jodi Fawl says each simulation is a joint effort.

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There will be a public meeting to describe and explain the full-scale response exercise process on Thursday morning. The meeting is open to the public and will begin at 10:30 in the City Council Chambers of Blair City Hall located at 218 South 16th Street.