Fulton, Mo. – A team from the U-S Nuclear Regulatory Commission will meet with Ameren UE officials next month to talk about the results of last year's safety assessment of the Callaway Nuclear Plant near Fulton.
In its annual reviews, the NRC studies several performance areas, from radiation safety to emergency preparedness.
NRC spokesman Victor Dricks says the plant did experience some minor safety incidents that did not pose any danger to the public
St. Louis – The opening stage of the U.S. led war on Iraq is so far bringing no change to routine jet patrols over the St. Louis area.
Lt. Col. Kathleen Hancox is the executive officer of the 131st Fighter Wing of the Missouri Air National Guard based at Lambert Airport. Hancox says though the wing has received no word of any change in its air patrols, it is tightening access to its facilities.
Washington, D.C. – Area congressional representatives are weighing in on the issue of war with Iraq.
Democrat William Lacy Clay of St. Louis says that he's still opposed to the conflict. He says it will harm diplomatic relations with long-time allies and put American servicemen and women in harm's way unnecessarily.
However, Republican U.S. Senator Jim Talent of Missouri says a peaceful resolution is no longer an option because Saddam Hussein is a "murderous despot with nuclear ambitions."