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 >>
Update: Here's kind of a creepy correction: FPL spokesperson Robbins emailed us to say, "The NRC report states: 'The employee's access to the plant has been terminated.' It does not say that the employee was fired. As to whether or not the employee was fired, that is a personnel matter that we c ... More >>
Floridians don't seem to like much of anyone when it comes to politics. A day after releasing dismal approval ratings for controversial Republican Gov. Rick Scott, Quinnipiac has released a new poll showing that a majority of Floridians don't think Democratic President Barack Obama deserves a sec ... 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 >>
Alex IzaguirreCould there have been a more ruthless, diabolical, state utility monopolizer to receive $200 million in federal stimulus money than Florida Power & Light? I'm not the only one questioning the federal government's decision either.President Barack Obama announced FPL's stimulus bo ... 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 >>
The story broke just a few minutes ago: Turkey Point closed its number four reactor -- a nuclear unit. If you've been in town for more than a few months, you know that FPL was recently nailed for allowing guards to sleep on the job at Turkey Point -- and that the two nukes briefly switched off afte ... More >>
Florida is starved for electricity. Some eco-renegades are growing their own.
Haiti and Cuba
Exelon plans to build a new nuclear power plant. Ho-hum.
The feds want to know: Is a proposed airport too close to Turkey Point?
The busy new Homestead airport will be just five miles from Turkey Point
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