By Leah Harding on February 5th, 2013 | Last updated: February 5, 2013 at 5:40 pm
Duke Energy is closing its Crystal River Nuclear Plant after a crack in one of its buildings was discovered in 2009.
By Rachel Jones on January 31st, 2013 | Last updated: February 4, 2013 at 5:11 pm
9/11 Judge Orders End to Outside Government Censors – NYTimes.com – The military judge overseeing the prosecution of five detainees accused of aiding in the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks ordered on Thursday that the government disconnect technology that allows censoring […]
By Chip Skambis on November 28th, 2012 | Last updated: May 16, 2013 at 7:49 pm
Though recently approved to up-charge customers to finance nuclear plant repairs and construction, a spokesman for Progress Energy assures customers that their bills will not cost more, but actually less.
By Cameron Taylor on October 30th, 2012 | Last updated: December 20, 2012 at 3:48 pm
A nuclear power plant license will be the discussion of a hearing Wednesday after two advocacy groups have contested the licenses. An expert review board will review the arguments and previous reviews of the application for nuclear reactor licenses.
By Wade Millward on October 9th, 2012 | Last updated: October 11, 2012 at 8:41 am
Locals spoke out Tuesday against the amount of water requested by a billionaire-backed farm expanding throughout North Central Florida.
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By Cameron Taylor on October 8th, 2012 | Last updated: October 22, 2012 at 11:04 am
As a law allowing utilities to charge customers in advance for the construction of nuclear power plants is under review, the Levy County waits for approval from the Nuclear Regulatory Commission for a license to build a nuclear power plant.
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By Hannah Schrader on October 5th, 2012 | Last updated: February 6, 2013 at 2:12 pm
More than 9,000 people visit Williston on the first Saturday in October because of one small snack: the peanut. The annual Williston Peanut Festival, which will be held Saturday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., has attracted visitors from across […]
By Ben Brasch on September 12th, 2012 | Last updated: September 19, 2012 at 11:46 am
Duke Energy is planning to move forward with its effort to build a $24-billion nuclear plant in Levy County. The announcement on Monday came as a surprise to many who heard Jim Rogers, chief executive officer of Duke Energy, speak […]
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By Robert Lopez on September 4th, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 1:49 pm
Burning brush in Lafeyette and Levy counties cause smoke issues on Florida roads.
By Nickelle Smith on August 10th, 2012 | Last updated: July 9, 2013 at 12:09 pm
The nuclear energy plant planned to be constructed in Levy County has been getting mixed reviews ever since it was proposed. A new decision from the Nuclear Regulatory Commission is bringing this plant back into question. As Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s […]