Miami Gives Okay to Controversial Power Line Deal With FPL

Law360, Miami By Nathan Hale  July 27, 2017

Despite strong opposition from the public and interested parties, the Miami City Commission approved a settlement late Thursday in which the city will contribute up to $27 million in return for Florida Power & Light burying new transmission lines planned in conjunction with the expansion of its Turkey Point nuclear plant.

Miami Waterkeeper's Kelly Cox spoke on her own behalf, argued that the city has "innate home rule authority that needs to be preserved and protected,” and said that FPL is obligated to follow local land-use and zoning regulations because the city knows its residents best. The city, she said, had the upper hand and was “well-poised to win.”  Read the full article HERE.


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Miami Gives Okay to Controversial Power Line Deal With FPL
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