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Tree Trimmer Electrocuted In Miami

A tree trimmer died Monday after being electrocuted while trimming trees in the 1500 block of NW 30 Avenue.

CBS Miami–10/08/2012

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FPL, Public Counsel At Odds Over Rate Hike

On Thursday, Florida utility regulators made their position clear: they want all the facts before deciding whether they will approve FPL’s proposed rate hike.

CBS Miami–09/27/2012

Crews are cleaning up and drying out Miami-Dade County after Tropical Storm Isaac. (CBS4)

Flood Waters & Winds Cause Problems In Miami-Dade

A day after Tropical Storm Isaac passed through the area, the rains from feeder bands kept coming over Miami-Dade County leaving some areas under water.


(Source: CBS4)

FPL Predicts Smaller Rate Increase For 2013

The news is good, sort of, for customers of Florida Power and Light. Rates are still expected to increase in 2013, according to filings by the utility with the Public Service Commission, but according to FPL’s calculations, not by as much as first expected.


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FPL Fined For Safety Violations At Turkey Point

Florida Power and Light has received a slap on the wrist from the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission over safety violations at its Turkey Point nuclear plant south of Miami.


(Source: CBS)

FPL Seeks Permission For New Port Plant

Looking to the future, Florida Power & Light has asked Florida Public Service Commission for permission to build a new $1.2 billion power plant at Port Everglades to help meet electricity needs in South Florida and limit air pollution.


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Turkey Point Makeover Gives Boost To Local Economy

Florida Power & Light’s Turkey Point nuclear power plant near Homestead is in the midst of a one billion dollar upgrade. On Wednesday, Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez stopped by the facility to take a tour and spoke about its economic importance to the county.


(Source: CBS)

FPL Wants To Hike Rates In 2013

Florida Power & Light Co. wants to hike rates about seven dollars a month for the average residential customer beginning next year.


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Fla. Nuke Reactor Design Gets Approval

Plans to build four nuclear reactors in Florida, including two in Miami-Dade, received a boost Thursday when the Nuclear Regulatory Commission approved a new reactor design.


(Source: CBS4)

FPL CEO Stepping Down Next May

There will be a changing of the guard next summer at Florida Power & Light. On Monday FPL CEO Armando Olivera announced that he would be retiring in May. Senior vice president Eric Silagy has been tapped to take the helm of the state’s largest electric utility.