Florida cops, it seems, will do just about anything to find that marijuana plant growing in your closet. The U.S. Supreme Court will soon decide whether Miami police violated the Constitution by routinely sniffing around suspected grow houses with drug-smelling dogs without first getting a search ... More >>
If you have electricity in your house, you have paid FPL $268 million ostensibly to build two new reactors at Turkey Point. You'll probably pay nearly $200 million more in 2012. Problem is, those reactors may never be built. Last week we warned that the utility's Turkey Point pla ... More >>
"We are the most vulnerable metropolitan area in the world when it comes to sea level rise," says University of Miami professor Harold Wanless. Sitting in his office, the avuncular geologist paints a bleak picture. Global warming is a fact, and the results are already visible: hurricanes are gett ... More >>
via Flickr BlatantNews.comRadiation in your food and water? Fuggedahboutit!Due to devastation caused by the Tsunami that recently hit Japan, the Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant is leaking radiation. It might not sound like a big deal to us, except for the fact that said radiation is traveling all t ... More >>
With Japan on the brink of a devastating meltdown, nuclear power is coming under increased scrutiny around the globe. We talked to Jupiter-based Thomas Saporito, a former instrument control technician and safety whistleblower at nuclear power plants in Florida, Arizona, and Texas. Saporito now wo ... More >>
Just before midnight last February, the top nuclear operator at Turkey Point quit on the spot and stormed out of the plant, convinced that profit-hungry FPL executives were pushing the nuclear reactor to restart too soon after a shutdown. A little mishap you might have heard of in a Ukranian town ca ... More >>
Florida is starved for electricity. Some eco-renegades are growing their own.
Exelon plans to build a new nuclear power plant. Ho-hum.
Turkey Point Inlet
Forget the bunny. Robin Parker has a battery that might save the world.
The feds want to know: Is a proposed airport too close to Turkey Point?
Tracking South Florida's endangered crocodiles is a business best left to experts and maniacs