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Interview with Mike Antheil, director of the Florida Alliance for Renewable Energy

02/16/11 Robert Lorei
Radioactivity: Live Call-In (Wednesday)
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The Florida Alliance for Renewable Energy (FARE) will hold a Renewable Energy Tour this month with a weekend stop in Tampa. This tour will travel through 10 cities across the state, reaching an audience of over 2000 individuals and businesses. The tour will feature discussion of renewable energy legislation to be introduced in the 2011 Legislative Session. The tour will also feature industry & policy experts and state & local elected officials. Each individual event will be in Town Hall forma...

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PSC nominating committee rejects two sitting commissioners listen

06/30/10 Kate Bradshaw
WMNF Drive-Time News Wednesday
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Wednesday in Tampa, the Public Service Commission nominating council reviewed dozens of applications for two seats on the state board that regulates utilities. Among the rejected were two current Commissioners.

Since Gov. Charlie Crist nominated Chair Nancy Argenziano and Nathan Skop to the PSC in 2007, they were some of the panel’s strongest consumer advocates. Both were on the board when it unanimously shot down the two biggest utility rate increases in state history. State Senator Mik...

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FPL proposes thermal solar array at Manatee power plant listen

01/21/09 Seán Kinane
WMNF Drive-Time News Wednesday
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The state’s largest energy producer, Florida Power & Light, may build a solar thermal array at their Parrish power plant.

Doing this would destroy wetlands; for that, FPL must first receive a zoning change from the Manatee County Commission.

FPL currently has a power plant in Parrish that generates electricity using oil and natural gas. On Tuesday, the company presented to the Manatee County Commission its idea of a solar thermal a...

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Sustainable business awards include controversial picks listen

10/10/08 Seán Kinane
WMNF Drive-Time News Friday
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The annual Global Earth Charter Community Summit and Earth Scouts Festival will be held tomorrow at the University of Tampa. As a prelude, today the university hosted the First Annual Earth Charter Sustainable Business Awards Ceremony to recognize local businesses committed to social, economic and environmental responsibility.

The Earth Charter Summit is based on a document that, according to its website, promotes a sustainable world through “Human Rights, Elimination of Poverty, Promot...

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