NBC Evening News for Monday, Jun 27, 2011
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(Los Alamos, New Mexico: Janet Shamlian) The wildfires near the Los Alamos Nuclear Laboratory in New Mexico featured; scenes shown of the flames, evacuating traffic. [Los Alamos fire chief Doug TUCKER, Los Alamos National Laboratory Rich MARQUEZ- comment on efforts to protect the lab and employees.] [Residents Mike LOMBARD, Joe COOK- react.]
(Studio: Brian Williams) Map of nuclear power plants shown.
(Fort Calhoun, Nebraska: Mike Taibbi) The threat to 2 plants in Nebraska from floodwaters from the Missouri River featured; scenes shown of water surrounding the Fort Calhoun Nuclear Power Plant and of NRC officials touring Cooper Nuclear Station. [NRC chairman Greg JACZKO- says we don’t believe the plant is imposing an immediate threat.] [Carnegie Endowment for International Peace James ACTON- says the prospects of a significant release of radiation are very slim.]
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