Everglades Coal Plant Rejected

By: Marguerite Jordan Email
By: Marguerite Jordan Email

June 5

In a unanimous vote, the Florida Public Service Commission voted Tuesday to deny Florida Power & Light's "Needs Determination" permit for the Everglades Coal Plant, formally known as the Glades Power Park.

This vote represents a stunning setback for efforts by FPL to build one of the largest coal plants in the country, in one of the most endangered ecosystems in the world.

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