NRC Flubbed Fla. Nuke Plant Relicensing, DC Circ. Told

NRC Flubbed Fla. Nuke Plant Relicensing, DC Circ. Told - Law360

Environmental groups on Monday urged the D.C. Circuit to nix the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission's renewal of licenses for the Turkey Point nuclear power plant near Miami, arguing that the agency botched its review of the environmental impacts of extending the plant's life.


City of Miami Proposal For Fighting Climate Change Rattles Environmentalists

City of Miami Proposal For Fighting Climate Change Rattles Environmentalists

The city of Miami, among the nation's most vulnerable to sea rise and rising temperatures driven by climate change, is reorganizing the way it fights climate change. Under a draft budget unveiled this week, city manager Arthur Noriega has proposed having the city's public works director take over the resilience office and do double-duty as resilience chief.


City of Miami Proposal For Fighting Climate Change Rattles Environmentalists

City of Miami Proposal For Fighting Climate Change Rattles Environmentalists

The city of Miami, among the nation's most vulnerable to sea rise and rising temperatures driven by climate change, is reorganizing the way it fights climate change. Under a draft budget unveiled this week, city manager Arthur Noriega has proposed having the city's public works director take over the resilience office and do double-duty as resilience chief.


‘A $5 billion Band-Aid’: Community groups push back on Army Corps plan for Miami-Dade

'A $5 billion Band-Aid': Community groups push back on Army Corps plan for Miami-Dade

In the past decade or so, the Miami-Dade area has come up with plenty of ideas to address sea level rise and storm surge flooding. None of them involved a wall down the coast of the county until the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers unveiled its draft plan to protect the region.


FPL drops plan to use treated sewage in nuke plant cooling canals. Critics still concerned

FPL drops plan to use treated sewage in nuke plant cooling canals. Critics still concerned

Florida Power & Light has abandoned a plan to use treated wastewater to freshen the troubled cooling canal system at its Turkey Point nuclear plant, striking at least one concern off a list of environmental issues surrounding the facility along south Biscayne Bay.


Storm-Proofing Miami Could Cost 4.6 Billion Dollars

Storm-Proofing Miami Could Cost 4.6 Billion Dollars

There is a plan to install floodwalls that are thirteen feet high on a portion of the waterfront in Miami to storm proof it, and this is estimated to cost 4.6 billion dollars. This is a proposal being developed by the Army Corps of Engineers to provide protection to this area when storm surges occur.


A $4.6 Billion Plan To Storm-Proof Miami

A $4.6 Billion Plan To Storm-Proof Miami

Thirteen-foot-high floodwalls could line part of Miami's waterfront, under a proposed Army Corps of Engineers plan being developed to protect the area from storm surge. The $4.6 billion plan is one of several drafted by the Corps of Engineers to protect coastal areas in the U.S, which face increased flood risks stoked by climate change.


A $4.6 Billion Plan To Storm-Proof Miami

A $4.6 Billion Plan To Storm-Proof Miami | WAMU

The federal government is planning a massive system of floodwalls, pumps and surge barriers for Miami. But it doesn't address the more frequently felt threat from rising sea levels.


The Coral Gables Problem Beneath Surface

The Coral Gables Problem Beneath Surface - Coral Gables

Known for Mediterranean Revival architecture, tree-shaded boulevards and winding waterways, fine dining and graceful living. Coral Gables has earned its reputation as a world class city. Often cited in national surveys as among the most beautiful towns in America.


County, aqueduct, fishing guides challenge pollution permit at Turkey Point

County, aqueduct, fishing guides challenge pollution permit at Turkey Point

Add Monroe County to the growing number of challengers to a proposed pollution permit renewal for Florida Power and Light's generating units at Turkey Point Nuclear Plant on Biscayne Bay in Miami-Dade County. Approval of operating licenses could further jeopardize the Florida Keys drinking water even more, local officials say.


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