FPL Asks Fla. Judge To Toss Enviros' Suit Over Nuclear Plant

Law360, Miami (August 3, 2017, 7:31 PM EDT) -- Florida Power & Light Co. asked a federal judge Thursday to dismiss a challenge from environmental groups over alleged water pollution from its Turkey Point nuclear plant near Miami, arguing that the groups were impermissibly asking the court to second-guess decisions by regulatory agencies.

In a hearing in Miami, Nash Long of Hunton & Williams LLP, who represents the NextEra Energy unit, told U.S. Magistrate Judge Alicia M. Otazo-Reyes that the environmental groups' suit should be dismissed because they are trying to use the Clean Water...
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