Turkey Point a growing threat to a sustainable southern Florida

The Florida Squeeze

By Acroterion (Own work) [CC BY-SA 3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons By Acroterion (Own work) [CC BY-SA 3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)%5D, via Wikimedia Commons Southern Florida is an ecological ticking time-bomb with the issues related to sea level rise, climate change, over development and other factors. Add the current problems at Florida Power and Light’s (FPL) Turkey Point nuclear facility to the laundry list of growing concerns. FPL’s facility is polluting the Biscayne Aquifer which is critical to the clean drinking water supply for southern Florida as well as Biscayne National Park which is one of the most unique ecosystems in North America.

Given the unwillingness of Florida regulators to properly deal with utilities companies and safeguard the environment coupled with the denial of climate change by the current administration at the state level, the time has come for federal intervention.

With President Obama having just embarked on a historic visit to Cuba,  which is only about 150 miles south of the Turkey…

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About Susan Chandler

Now-disabled interior/exterior designer dragged into battling conviction corruption from its periphery in a third personal battle with civil public corruption.
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2 Responses to Turkey Point a growing threat to a sustainable southern Florida

  1. Very scary, and close to home. Always profit over common sense and the common good.

    • Agree, JoAnn. With a matter this serious, I would think that those in Florida government that are allowing it to continue could be charged with “failure to keep from harm,” a federal crime.

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