The increasingly isolated North Korea received a new warning about trying to start a nuclear war with the United States, this time coming from former Cuban dictator Fidel Castro.
Florida Power and Light, which is seeking permission to expand it’s Turkey Point nuclear power plant in South Miami-Dade, is getting increased federal oversight of it’s Jensen Beach plant near Port St. Lucie after the plant experienced a series of unplanned shutdowns.
Gas prices across the Sunshine State, and the nation, have been spiking in recent weeks. That has brought political attention to the issue and brought President Barack Obama to the University of Miami Thursday.
Her apartment was destroyed. Her job, on hold. The country she had traveled to on a teaching assignment is no longer safe. Sunday, Coral Springs teacher Stephanie Lombard came home, bringing with her memories of disaster and survival.
As Japan teeters on the verge of a nuclear nightmare, there have been fears about U.S. nuclear plants, including the one in Turkey Point. But, FPL said the fears are overstated.
Florida is prepared to meet any catastrophic challenges that might threaten any of the five nuclear reactors housed in the state, Governor Rick Scott said.
In sprawling Everglades National Park, not far from Homestead, there is a sight that makes you do a double take.