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Remembering a champion for clean, safe energy: Michael Mariotte

This is a difficult blog post to publish given the sadness and loss we are all feeling due to the recent death of a long-time champion of clean, safe energy, Michael Mariotte,…

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FPL Rate Hike Public Hearings - Don't Miss 'Em

Hey FPL customers - You’ll have a rare opportunity in June to have your voices heard – don’t miss it! The Florida Public Service Commission (PSC) – the agency charged with regulating the…

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Engaging on Energy: Nuclear Power in the Southeast

Proponents of nuclear power claim it is a safe, low-cost alternative to fossil fuels that can lower the carbon pollution that contributes to global climate change. The reality is quite different –…

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A somber 30th anniversary - Chernobyl's legacy

The 30th anniversary of the devastating accident at the Chernobyl nuclear plant in the former Soviet Union in the town of Pripyat is not something to celebrate, especially given that the site…

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America's Most Endangered River is in the Southeast - the ACF: a target for more power plants?

Last week American Rivers announced their America's Most Endangered Rivers 2016 list. The Apalachicola-Flint-Chattahoochee (ACF) river system, which is shared among three states, Georgia, Alabama and Florida, and is the focus of…

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Learn About FPL’s Polluting Turkey Point Site – Already a Problem

News: Expert Report Provides Affordable, Practical Solution to FPL's Polluting Cooling Canal System at Turkey Point [Blog here] News: Citizen groups file federal Clean Water Act lawsuit against FPL for ongoing pollution…

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Congrats to Georgia Power for bringing new nuclear reactors online at Plant Vogtle!

An opinion editorial, similar to this blog post, ran in Creative Loafing Atlanta on March 31, 2016, find it online here. We'd like to congratulate Georgia Power for bringing the first of two…

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Florida Department of Environmental Protection Mismanagement: The Solution to Pollution is NOT Dilution

Laura Reynolds was the former Executive Director of Tropical Audubon and is now a consultant representing the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy. Today, as expected, the Governor and his Cabinet unanimously approved…

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Video and Petition: Florida Power and Light in Hot Water with Turkey Point Contamination

Heard the news about Florida Power and Light's (FPL) Turkey Point nuclear reactors' contamination of Biscayne National Park and the public drinking water resource? Spoiler Alert: The news is not good. A…

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A tragic anniversary: Japan's Fukushima nuclear disaster - 5 years later

March 11, 2016, marks the 5th anniversary of the devastating earthquake and subsequent tsunami that killed thousands of people and triggered a triple meltdown at the Fukushima-Daiichi nuclear power facility in Japan,…