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Saturday, 27 June 2015 11:26

Fracking to be FPL customer expense

Written by  Tampa Bay Times

Posted June 27, 2015

What next?! In the time of Rick Scott (and Andy Gardiner, Alan Hays, Steve Crisafulli et al) Florida's Public Service Commission (PSC) decides it's ok for Florida Power and Light to charge customers for highly risky fracking in Florida -- a practice already found to pollute water sources in other parts of the USA.

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PSC approves FP&L's controversial fracking plan
Tampa Bay Times, by William R. Levesque, Times Staff Writer, Thursday, June 18, 2015

Florida regulators Thursday voted to allow Florida Power & Light to invest up to $500 million annually in the potentially risky natural gas business in what critics call a rich and precedent-setting giveaway to the utility.

The investments would not be financed by FPL's shareholders but by its 4.77 million customers, according to the proposal. ...

http://www.tampabay.com/news/business/energy/psc-approves-fpls-controversial-fracking-plan/2234240

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