Turkey Point

South Florida Officials To Fight State's Nuclear Plant Expansion Approval

May 14, 2014
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The city of Miami has vowed to appeal this week’s decision by Florida Gov. Rick Scott and his cabinet to approve building two nuclear reactors there. South Florida local government officials especially object to about 89 miles of transmission wires that would deliver the new power.

Tallahassee Rep. To Oppose Miami Nuclear Plant Expansion

May 12, 2014
Jessica Palombo / WFSU News

A Tallahassee lawmaker and a South Florida mayor are planning to ask Florida Gov. Rick Scott to stop the expansion of a Miami nuclear power plant. Scott and his cabinet will hear from Florida Power and Light Tuesday about its plans to add reactors to its Turkey Point plant.