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12/07/2007 Contact: 850-413-6482

Need Determination Hearing Set for Turkey Point/St. Lucie Nuclear Power Plants


TALLAHASSEE — The Florida Public Service Commission will hold a determination of need hearing on Florida Power and Light’s (FPL) petition to expand the Turkey Point and St. Lucie nuclear power plants. FPL has asked to add a total of approximately 414 MW of nuclear generating capacity.

The Turkey Point plant is located on Biscayne Bay, 24 miles south of Miami and east of Homestead. The St. Lucie plant is located on Hutchinson Island, midway between Stuart and Ft. Pierce.

The hearing will begin at the following time and location:

December 10, 2007
9:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Betty Easley Conference Center
Joseph P. Cresse Hearing Room (Room 148)
4075 Esplanade Way
Tallahassee, Florida

The PSC is committed to making sure that Florida's consumers receive their electric, natural gas, telephone, water, and wastewater services in a safe, affordable, and reliable manner. The PSC exercises regulatory authority over utilities in the areas of rate base/economic regulation; competitive market oversight; and monitors safety, reliability, and service.

For additional information, visit www.floridapsc.com.



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