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Toshiba won’t be building FPL’s nuclear reactors. Customers should not have to keep paying.

http://www.miamiherald.com/opinion/op-ed/article135578328.html BY RACHEL SILVERSTEIN  rachel@miamiwaterkeeper.org As a nonprofit organization that works to safeguard South Florida’s clean water, we’ve been hearing a lot of public concerns about Florida Power & Light’s plans for Turkey Point. FPL has been trying to expand its nuclear power plant, with the addition of two new reactors — Units 6 and 7 — for many years. However, FPL has not yet received a Combined Operating License from the federal government’s Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC), which authorizes FPL to operate the plant.

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March 4, 2017 - Posted by | business and costs, politics, USA

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