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Looking At The Brackets: New Nuclear Plants Are Odds-On Favorite To Lose In First Round

Dennis Wamsted’s post, “Looking at The Brackets: New Nuclear Plants Are Odds-On Favorite To Lose In First Round,” originally ran in his blog, Wamsted on Energy: News and views for thinking professionals,…

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After Fukushima Nuclear Disaster, Solar Booms in the Land of the Rising Sun

Saturday, March 11, 2017 marks the 6-year anniversary of the devastating earthquake and subsequent tsunami that hit Japan and killed more than 19,000 people. The disaster also led to the triple meltdown…

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Positive Steps Forward: Resolution Passes to Address FPL’s Turkey Point Pollution; More Needs to be Done

It is clear that policy makers and elected leaders are starting to pay closer attention to some of the energy-water issues impacting Florida. Finally, there are some efforts underway on several fronts…

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What does Toshiba's financial meltdown mean for new nuclear reactor projects in U.S.?

This is first in a series of blogs about Toshiba's financial meltdown and the implications this is having on new nuclear power plant projects. Today's blog serves as an overview.  Coverage of…

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Do You Hear That? It’s The Fat Lady Singing; Nuclear Revival Ends Almost Before It Starts

Dennis Wamsted's post, "Do You Hear That? It’s The Fat Lady Singing; Nuclear Revival Ends Almost Before It Starts," originally ran in his blog, Wamsted on Energy: News and views for thinking professionals,…

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We Pay for FPL's Mess

Below is a guest column from Grant Miller with Miami's Community Newspapers. His column originally ran on February 6, 2017 and can be found here. We Pay for FPL’s Mess In case…

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Q and A: Effects of the Operations at Turkey Point and What You Can Do

If you have been following this issue, you may know that there was a federal lawsuit filed in July 2016 against FPL for violating the Clean Water Act (CWA) at its Turkey Point power plant, the nuclear facility that is approximately 3 miles from Ocean Reef. In the lawsuit, Southern Alliance for Clean Energy (SACE), Friends of the Everglades (FOE) and Tropical Audubon Society (Tropical) allege that FPL has not been complying with the its zero-discharge permit (NPDES). Below, we explain what this means to you.

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FPL's Flawed Remediation Plan Won't Solve Turkey Point's Pollution Problems

Update: Since Laura's blog post below, the Palm Beach Post's Susan Salisbury reported on the concerns with FPL's flawed clean-up plan in her "Protecting Your Pocketbook" blog/column. Find it here. Last week…

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What if Hurricane Matthew Hits Florida's Nuclear Reactors?

Simon Mahan, SACE's Renewable Energy Manager, contributed to this blog post. Hurricane Matthew has already caused devastation in Haiti and elsewhere in the Caribbean. Tracking this dangerous storm's path, which Bloomberg reported as…

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Environmental Leadership? New Study Provides Facts and Solutions for FPL’s Turkey Point Open Industrial Sewer

The Southern Alliance for Clean Energy (SACE) not only identifies problems, but is also committed to advocating for solutions. One of the most significant water quality problems in the Southeast is the…