Coral Gables Officials Vote To Sue FPL To Strengthen City's Power Grid

Oct 30, 2017

After more than a month of finger-pointing and name-calling over the length of power outages after Hurricane Irma, the Coral Gables commission says it will sue Florida Power & Light to force the utility to upgrade its infrastructure within the city. 

After threatening legal action and fining the state's largest power utility over its response to Hurricane Irma, city commissioner on Tuesday officially directed their legal team to file a lawsuit, although there are still hopes that the city and FPL can reach a settlement outside court. 

Read more at our news partner, the Miami Herald.

Reporter Lance Dixon, The Miami Herald, and Coral Gables Mayor Raúl Valdés-Fauli  joined The Florida Roundup to talk about the issue.

Listen to an excerpt here: