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Miami-Dade County and FPL Sparring Again Over Water, Cooling Canals and Turkey Point

Jenny Staletovich of WGCU writes:

A scarcity of freshwater near Turkey Point has led to another legal clash between Miami-Dade County environmental regulators and Florida Power & Light.

Miami-Dade County has asked the state Department of Environmental Protection to reverse a permit it issued in late 2018, allowing the utility to move more freshwater into sprawling wetlands FPL owns just south of the plant. Diverting the water could jeopardize ongoing efforts to clean-up an underground saltwater plume emanating from the plant’s cooling canals to the west, the county’s environmental chief said.

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