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Sierra Club Challenges Power Rate Hike In Fla. High Court

Law360, Miami (February 7, 2018, 11:13 PM EST) -- The Sierra Club faced considerable skepticism Wednesday in the Florida Supreme Court as it argued that the state utility regulator granted approval for Florida Power & Light to transfer to its customers nearly $800 million in construction costs for a power plant replacement project without proper review.

The environmental nonprofit, which intervened on behalf of its rate-paying members, argues that the Florida Public Service Commission violated state cost recovery law by not issuing a finding on whether FPL's decision to immediately replace all 44 existing fossil...
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