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FPL Asks For OK To Charge Customers For Nuclear Costs

Florida Power & Light Co. is looking for permission to charge its customers a little more.

08/03/2014

Large Storm System From Midwest Makes Its Way East

Senate Majority Preps Nuclear Option

The U.S. Senate may be preparing to enter uncharted territory as obstructionism may finally force the so-called “nuclear option.”

CBS Miami–07/15/2013

Fidel Castro file image.  (Source: AP)

Fidel Castro Warns N. Korea & U.S. Over Possible War

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.

CBS Miami–04/05/2013

(Source: FPL) Port St. Lucie Nuclear Power PLant

Feds Beef Up Oversight Of FPL Nuke Plant

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.

05/14/2012

(Source: CBS4) President Barack Obama speaks to students at the University of Miami

Obama Speech Highlights Need For Energy Reform

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.

CBS4–02/23/2012

(Source: CBS) Stephanie Lombard, a teacher working in Japan at the time of the Earthquake, returned home to Coral Springs Sunday

Japan Disaster Survivor Returns To Coral Springs

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.

CBS4–03/20/2011

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Neighbors Say Turkey Point Is Safe

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.

CBS4–03/15/2011

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Gov. Scott, Officials Review Florida’s Nuclear Power Plants

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.

03/14/2011

Florida Everglades

Nuclear Hangars And The River Of Grass, An Odd Marriage

In sprawling Everglades National Park, not far from Homestead, there is a sight that makes you do a double take.

CBS4–02/28/2011

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