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.
02/06/13 - Wednesday's Topical Currents addresses the expansion of FPL’s Turkey Point electric power facility. Last month, the Miami-Dade Commission granted a go-ahead for zoning changes, which enables construction of new nuclear reactors. Environmentalists decry the expansion, but FPL says safety is the utmost consideration . . . that they’ll serve a growing population with lower bills and less fossil fuel usage.