Regulators Asked To Reject FPL Nuclear RequestFlorida Power & Light received pushback Tuesday from South Florida officials and other critics as it requested $34.2 million from customers to continue planning a pair of nuclear reactors at its Turkey Point complex in Miami-Dade County.
No Bond For Alleged Pinecrest Road Rage AttackersTwo men accused in a violent road rage attack in Pinecrest appeared before a judge on Friday.
Victim Of Baseball Bat Attack In Pinecrest Said He’s Fortunate To Be AliveA 55-year-old Hialeah grandfather who was savagely attacked and struck five times with a baseball bat after getting into an accident said he is battered and bruised but he has no broken bones.
Critics: Turkey Point Sucking Us DryThe Turkey Point nuclear power plant was busy splitting atoms by Biscayne Bay Wednesday, and just down the street a Nuclear Regulatory Commission appeals Board was hearing a challenge to the cooling system at Turkey point.
False Alarm: County Siren Malfunctions Near Turkey PointSome south Miami-Dade residents who live near the Turkey Point nuclear power plant may have been a bit unnerved Monday morning when they woke to the sound of an emergency siren.
Search Continues For 2 Missing Rafters; 11 RescuedThe search continues for two Cuban migrants who are missing at sea after their raft broke apart off the coast of South Florida.
Coast Guard Rescues Several From Water Believed To Be Cuban MigrantsYet another group of what is believed to be Cuban refugees were plucked from the water near Miami on Monday.
Officials Approve Plan To Cool Scorching Temperatures At Turkey PointState officials approved an emergency request for more water to control the temperatures in the cooling canals at Turkey Point on Thursday.
Storm Water Canals Near Turkey Point Will Be Used For Cooling SystemRising 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.
FPL Asks For OK To Charge Customers For Nuclear CostsFlorida Power & Light Co. is looking for permission to charge its customers a little more.
Facing South Florida: FPL Power Line ControversyThe 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.
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.
Gov. Scott, Cabinet Approve New FPL Nuke Plants, Power Lines In South DadeDespite 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.
Cabinet Could Back Plans For FPL's Turkey Point Nuke ProjectMiami-Dade's Turkey Point may be getting two nuclear reactors in the future.
FPL Seeks Base Rate Hike For Nuke UpgradesFlorida 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.