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Trace levels of radioactive cesium-137 from Fukushima now detected in Florida citrus fruits via Natural News

(NaturalNews) Radioactive cesium from the 2011 Fukushima disaster is still being detected in citrus and other plants as far away as Florida, according to a report sent to the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC). In March 2011, multiple nuclear meltdowns … Continue reading

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GOP Kills Florida Solar, Takes the Sun out of Sunshine State via People’s World

lorida right-wing state regulators launched an attack against solar energy on Nov. 25, when they approved proposals to slash the state’s energy efficiency goals by over 90 percent and terminate solar rebate programs by the end of 2015. This was … Continue reading

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The Brain Cancer Rate for Girls in This Town Shot Up 550%—Is a Defense Contractor to Blame? via The Nation

[…] By May 2009, Jennifer Dunsford had developed a database documenting dozens of cancers in children and adults throughout the neighborhood. She had also gotten together with the mothers of other sick children, including Tracy Newfield, Becky Samarripa and Kaye … Continue reading

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Hot weather threatens cooling canals at Turkey Point via Miami Herald

Rising water temperatures and severe algae blooms in cooling canals have threatened to force the shutdown of two nuclear reactors at Florida Power & Light’s Turkey Point plant over the last few weeks. The utility and federal regulators say there … Continue reading

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EPA Abandons Major Radiation Cleanup in Florida, Despite Cancer Concerns via National Journal

The Environmental Protection Agency is walking away after a decades-long battle with Florida politicians and industry officials over cleaning up phosphate-mining waste in an area that could expose more than 100,000 residents to cancer-causing radiation levels. Under a decision quietly … Continue reading

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Unit 1 at Florida’s Saint Lucie Nuclear Power Plant Goes Offline via Industrial Info Resources

SUGAR LAND–December 12, 2013–Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas)–Unit 1 at the Saint Lucie Nuclear Power Plant, which is located on Hutchinson Island, near Ft. Pierce, Florida, tripped offline overnight due to a problem with the reactor coolant … Continue reading

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Duke Energy shelves major nuclear project in Florida via Reuters

Aug 1 (Reuters) – Duke Energy Corp said on Thursday it will not proceed with a $24 billion nuclear power project in central Florida because of licensing delays and doubts about cost recovery, but may use the site for nuclear … Continue reading

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Florida legislative leaders soften stance on nuclear advance fee law via Tampa Bay Times

State legislative leaders continue to soften Tallahassee’s once-rock-solid support for a law that allows utilities to charge customers in advance for new nuclear projects. This week, House Speaker Will Weatherford told reporters that the law did not produce the kinds … Continue reading

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