The Florida Roundup
11:42 am
Fri May 16, 2014

The Florida Roundup: Is South Florida Going More Nuclear?

Credit Florida Power & Light

Governor Rick Scott and his cabinet approved two more nuclear reactors to the Turkey Point power plant on Biscayne Bay. But neighbors are worried about the construction of 88 miles of transmission lines, and environmentalists question why Florida Power & Light wants more nuclear facilities by the coast.

A ProPublica investigation reveals unusual billing patterns among Florida’s Medicare providers. We ask how this connects to Florida’s history of Medicare fraud.

Guest hosts Sammy Mack and Tim Padgett of WLRN-Miami Herald News speak to South Miami Mayor Philip Stoddard, Jodie Tillman of the Tampa Bay Times and Mary Ellen Klas, David Smiley and Jacqueline Charles of the Miami Herald. 

 

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