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Nuclear Economics Expert Comments On Closure Of Crystal River Nuclear Power Plant By Duke Energy

Implications for Levy County Reactor Project Discussed

Mark Cooper -- a leading U.S. expert on nuclear reactor financing who has testified at several Florida PSC hearings since 2009 – is available this afternoon to comment on the announcement by Duke Energy of plans to close their Crystal River nuclear reactor.  He issued the following statement today:

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District Increases Water Restrictions in Tampa Bay Area

Due to below normal rainfall, reduced river levels and increasing water supply concerns, the Southwest Florida Water Management District’s Governing Board voted today to increase water restrictions in the Tampa Bay area. Even though December rainfall was near normal for our region, rainfall in January and February was 3.5 inches below normal.

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FGBC's Green Home Certification Program Receives National Recognition For Energy and Water Conservation Effectiveness

The American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) and the Alliance for Water Efficiency (AWE) have recognized the Florida Green Building Coalition’s Green Home Certification Standard as a “Promising Program” honorable mention in the Exemplary Water-Energy Program award competition, which recognizes exemplary efficiency programs that save both water and energy.

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Levy County School Awarded Grant for Water Resources Education Project

Students at Cedar Key School in Levy County will learn about water quality thanks to a Splash! school grant from the Southwest Florida Water Management District.

The goal of the Splash! school grant program is to provide teachers with funding to enhance student knowledge of topics that meet the District’s core mission and teach students about their local watersheds, water conservation, quality and supply. Splash! school grants provide up to $3,000 per school on a reimbursement basis and are available to public school teachers.

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