OPPD Dispels Nuclear Meltdown Rumors In Ft. Calhoun --Officials: Fukushima Event Will Not Happen In Ft. Calhoun 18 Jun 2011 Nebraska Gov. Dave Heineman (R) toured the flooded Missouri River this week and saw the Fort Calhoun Nuclear Plant, seemingly inundated by water. The same image that the governor saw reached the Internet and had led to a wave of rumors. Officials said on Friday that the plant is on the lowest emergency status, but they are prepared if it rises another 10 feet. Officials said they also want to dispel the rumors going around the Internet about a possible nuclear meltdown.