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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…

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Green Light for New Nuclear Power Continues in Georgia

Update: The PSC issued the final order in the 14th VCM on August 23, 2016 -- find it here. On the heels of giving Georgia Power the go-ahead to explore building possibly…

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How much solar and wind will Georgia utility regulators allow?

Here's a question that the Georgia Public Service Commission will be answering tomorrow: How much #solar & #wind energy should #GeorgiaPower add to their energy mix over the next 3 years? Enough…

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Guest Post: FPL Sued Over Turkey Point Crisis By Environmental Groups In Federal Clean Water Act Lawsuit

This is a guest post written by Alan Farago with Friends of the Everglades, who has joined SACE and Tropical Audubon in filing a federal Clean Water Act lawsuit against Florida Power…