Underground Power Lines Plan Moves ForwardState regulators moved forward Thursday with a new law aimed at building more underground power lines and making Florida’s electric system better able to withstand punishing hurricanes.
Underground Power Lines Bill Goes To Governor DeSantisGov. Ron DeSantis on Tuesday formally received a bill that could lead to an expansion of underground power lines in Florida, with supporters touting the measure as a way to help reduce electricity outages after hurricanes.
Plan Could Spur More Underground Power LinesAfter hurricanes during the past three years knocked out electricity for millions of Floridians, lawmakers are moving forward with regulatory changes that could lead to more underground power lines.
Florida Man, Woman Charged With Stealing Downed Power LinesPeople look for all kinds of illegal ways to profit off of situations like a major hurricane ripping through towns.
Friends, Family Remember Electrocuted TeenFriends stopped by a makeshift memorial in Miami where a teenager was electrocuted after he jumped a fence into an electrical grid.
Juvenile Electrocuted After Climbing Fence Into Power GridA juvenile who jumped a fence into some power lines was electrocuted Monday evening.
Critics: Rick Scott Picks Huge Corporation Over PeopleMayors, 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.
Power Lines Placement Generate Powerful ArgumentsFlorida Power & Light hopes to add two atomic generators to its Turkey Point nuclear power plant and needs two new power lines to carry the new juice, the question is where to put the lines.
Report: Donte Stallworth Cleared To Return After Hot Air Balloon AccidentNFL wide receiver Donte' Stallworth has been cleared to play again after he suffered second-degree burns in a hot air balloon crash in March, according to profootballtalk.com.
NTSB Report Blames Downdraft For Stallworth Balloon AccidentThe National Transportation Safety Board released a report Monday on the hot air balloon accident that sent NFL receiver Donte Stallworth to the hospital last month. The report blamed the problem, which left Stallworth and his girlfriend with 2nd degree burns, on a down draft.
Hurricane Sandy Causes "Failure To Communicate"As viewers in South Florida watch worrisome images from the Hurricane Sandy storm zone, many worry about friends and loved ones that might be there, and have reached out to try to learn how they did through the storm. It hasn't been easy to connect.
2 Workers Rescued After Cherry Picker Catches FireSome might call it the miracle at the a local church. But authorities said it was an accident that could have easily claimed two lives. Two men were rescued after being shocked and burned when their "cherry picker" hit power lines.
Woman Hits Davie Utility Pole, Trapped By Power LinesA driver whose car hit a utility pole in an early morning accident was forced to wait inside for utility crews to arrive, because firefighters were concerned downed power lines could put the woman and rescue crews at risk.
S. Fla. Storms Cut Power, Delays Flights Strong thunderstorm warnings were issued through South Florida at approximately 3:30 p.m. Thursday and brought with it heavy rain, high winds and some lightning.
Lanes Re-Open After Downed Power Lines Caused Traffic DiversionBoth northbound and southbound lanes of A1A at 1015 Seabreeze Boulevard have been blocked thanks to power lines being down.