State officials approved an emergency request for more water to control the temperatures in the cooling canals at Turkey Point on Thursday.
Rising water temperatures in the canal system that feeds the cooling system at Turkey Point Nuclear Power Plant has caused Florida Power and Light Company to make an emergency request with the South Florida Water Management District.
Florida Power & Light Co. is looking for permission to charge its customers a little more.
The FPL power line issue took center stage in South Florida and Tallahassee this past week. Jim sits down with the leading opponent to talk about the impact these ten-story high poles will have on the various communities they’ll run through. FPL declined an offer to come on the program.
Mayors, Activists and Democrats Wednesday accused Governor Rick Scott and the Florida cabinet of bending to monied special interests in approving a controversial network of power poles for Florida Power and Light that will tower over broad, long swaths of Miami-Dade County.
Despite protests by the Village of Pinecrest and several other cities which line southern U.S. 1, Governor Rick Scott and Cabinet members have signed off on Florida Power and Light’s application to install 100 foot-tall transmission poles and lines along the highway.
Miami-Dade’s Turkey Point may be getting two nuclear reactors in the future.
Florida Power & Light this month asked state regulators to approve a $113 million increase in base electric rates to pay the bulk of the costs for recent upgrades at the Turkey Point and St. Lucie nuclear-power plants.
People who live near Florida Power and Light Company’s Turkey Point plant will hear a siren test Friday afternoon and should not be alarmed.
An algae bloom has hit Biscayne Bay and it is possibly one of the biggest in history.