The Florida Green Party hosted an anti-nuclear energy event on Friday afternoon. At the event, alternative energy sources, as well as different energy policies were scheduled for discussion. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Chris Peralta spoke with Green Party Spokesperson Michael Canney, and with Progress Energy Spokesperson Suzanne Grant, about the pros and cons of nuclear energy.[audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/EnergyWrap.mp3]
Florida Gov. Rick Scott said for the first time Monday that he supports having the state acquire thousands of acres to build a reservoir system south of Lake Okeechobee to help battle toxic algal blooms.