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Florida PSC approves nuclear settlement with Duke Energy listen

10/17/13 Seán Kinane
WMNF Drive-Time News Thursday
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Tags: Duke Energy, nuclear power, nukes, Progress Energy Florida, PSC, Florida Public Service Commission, FLPIRG

Thursday the Florida Public Service Commission approved a financial settlement with Duke Energy to pass along most of the costs of two failed nuclear energy projects to customers. During the first part of the hearing Wednesday in Tallahassee consumer advocates asked the PSC to reject the settlement, or at least hold meetings in Pinellas County, where most Duke customers live in Florida. But Thursday the PSC, including chair Ronald Brisé, voted 4-1 to approve the deal.

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