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  1. Public Meeting On Troubled Nuclear PlantRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2015 | KFOR-AM Lincoln

    ... flooding in 2011, a small fire and a series of safety violations forced it to remain closed. Omaha Public Power District must demonstrate Fort Calhoun can operate safely before regulators will ease its inspections. The meeting will run from 6-9 p.m. ...

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  2. Regulators to provide another update on Nebraska nuke plantRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2015 | KETV-TV

    The Omaha Public Power District went to employees for advice in hopes of getting the Fort Calhoun nuclear power plant back up and running. What they got in return was 200 pages of problems.

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  3. OPPD Generating Stations to use Additional Manpower When NeededRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2015 | WOWT-TV Omaha

    Keeping the lights on for customers of the Omaha Public Power District starts with ensuring the District's generating stations continue to operate at top efficiency. Sometimes, the District needs additional manpower, including management and supervisory resources, to help oversee the performance of complex projects aimed at repairing and/or replacing equipment at those generating stations.

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  4. Omaha power board expected to reveal name of CEO choiceRead the original story

    Mar 18, 2015 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    The Omaha Public Power District board decided to stick with its original choice for the utility's next chief executive after completing a second search. The utility said Wednesday that current OPPD vice president Tim Burke was again chosen from a field of finalists.

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  5. Selection Of New OPPD President & CEORead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2015 | WOWT-TV Omaha

    The Governance Committee for the Omaha Public Power District Board of Directors will bring forward a proposed resolution recommending the appointment of a new President and Chief Executive Officer to replace W. Gary Gates. The proposed resolution including the name of the individual to be recommended will be posted on OPPD's website at 8:30 a.m. Wednesday morning.

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  6. Nebraska transparency law constantly under attackRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2015 | Custer County Chief

    ... government. The initiative is led by the American Society of Newspaper Editors. In January, the Omaha Public Power District, which has more than 360,000 customers in southeast Nebraska, was criticized for refusing to disclose four finalists for its ...

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  7. MoreRead the original story

    Mar 16, 2015 | KLKN

    ... whenever a school superintendent or university president's job comes open. In January, the Omaha Public Power District was criticized for refusing to disclose four finalists for its open CEO job. As part of Sunshine Week, The Associated Press is ...

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  8. OPPD announces finalists for CEO jobRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2015 | KETV-TV

    The Omaha Public Power District's board of directors said it's moving on to the next step in selecting a new CEO to succeed Gary Gates. Amid criticism of private meetings held to narrow down finalists for the position earlier this year, the board restarted its search and has been following a process posted online .

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  9. OPPD Board Announces Next Step in CEO SearchRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2015 | WOWT-TV Omaha

    The Omaha Public Power District Board of Directors is proceeding to the next step in the process of selecting a new President and Chief Executive Officer to succeed W. Gary Gates. The Board is following a process that has been posted on www.OPPDListens.com since the first week in February so the public and interested parties could follow along every step of the way.

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  10. Derailed train cars cause 350-ton coal spill, halt trafficRead the original story

    Feb 6, 2015 | Washington Times

    Omaha Public Power District spokesman Mike Jones says no one was injured in the derailment that occurred Thursday morning just north of Nebraska City. He says the train was shipping coal to the company's plant located south of the city.

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  11. Massive drifts, bone-chilling cold greet Nebraskans, IowansRead the original story

    Feb 2, 2015 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    People are confronting slick roads, massive snowdrifts and bone-chilling cold in much of Nebraska and Iowa as the region continues digging out from a massive winter storm. In Nebraska, Omaha Public Power District officials say nearly 250 customers remained without electricity by 7:30 a.m. At the peak of the outages, more than district 19,700 customers had no power.

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  12. Difficult conditions felt by many across Omaha metroRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2015 | KETV-TV

    More than 5,000 people spent at least part of their day without power in the metro. That number is now down to under 1,000, as Omaha Public Power District works around the clock.

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  13. Electric Utilities Achieve Highest Level of Business Customer Satisfaction Since 2009Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2013 | Electrical Construction and Maintenance

    ... Energy (718) ranks highest among large electric utilities for a second consecutive year. Omaha Public Power District (728) ranks highest among midsize utilities. Georgia Power (731) ranks highest among large utilities in the South Region for a third ...

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  14. January 23, 2015 - OPPD plan aims to reduce customer demand, increase ...Read the original story

    Jan 23, 2015 | Public Power

    The board of directors at the Omaha Public Power District recently heard details about how the utility plans to accomplish its plan to reduce load through customer participation in demand-side management programs. Last June, when OPPD approved its plan for future generation resources, the Nebraska utility called for the retirement of three of its oldest coal-fired generating units and additional environmental controls.

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  15. New inspector named at Nebraska nuclear power plantRead the original story

    Jan 6, 2015 | KHGI

    ... safety concerns were addressed and flood damage was repaired. Fort Calhoun is owned by the Omaha Public Power District. The NRC keeps at least two inspectors at every nuclear power plant. Cummings joins senior inspector Max Schneider at Fort ...

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  16. Giles Road closing after truck strikes power poleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2015 | KETV-TV

    ... area, knocking down power lines. Authorities are attempting to reach the person at this time. Omaha Public Power District spokeswoman Jodi Baker said the company will be shutting off the power to the area of 87th Street and Giles Road shortly. The ...

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  17. January 2, 2015 - PeopleRead the original story

    Jan 2, 2015 | Public Power

    Seth Voyles , former director of government relations for the American Public Power Association, has joined the Omaha Public Power District in Nebraska as manager of federal legislative and regulatory affairs, effective Jan. 5, 2015. Voyles will monitor and analyze federal legislative and regulatory initiatives, as well as coordinate lobbying activities for OPPD.

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  18. Utility Scammers Hustling For The HolidaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2014 | 1110 KFAB

    Omaha Public Power District officials say con artists are boosting their efforts to try and bilk our customers out of hundreds, if not thousands of dollars during this holiday season. Spokesperson Jodi Baker says they have taken more than 40 reports this month from customers about this scam.

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  19. Utility Scammers Hustling for the HolidaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2014 | WOWT-TV Omaha

    ... to two inches in the metro. Temperatures will be falling with a Tuesday high around freezing. Omaha Public Power District is seeing a spike in the number of scam phone calls our customers are reporting. Con artists are boosting their efforts to try ...

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  20. Utility scam calls on the rise, OPPD saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2014 | KETV-TV

    The Omaha Public Power District said it's seeing a spike in the number of scam phone calls reported by its customers. OPPD said it's the result of boosted efforts to try and bilk people out of hundreds, if not thousands of dollars, ahead of the holidays.

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