St. Lucie Nuclear Power Plant has sucked in over 4100 sea turtles in past decade

From “Over the past decade, over 4,100 sea turtles — averaging to more than a turtle a day — have been sucked into the St. Lucie Nuclear Power Plant on Hutchinson Island, resulting in injuries and even deaths … Click here to read more

UPI: Scuba diver sues after getting sucked into St Lucie nuclear power plant

“A scuba diver in Florida is suing Florida Power & Light after he was sucked into a quarter-mile-long pipe that took him inside the St. Lucie nuclear power plant. ‘I swam right up to this big structure and it looks like a building underwater. I felt a little bit of current. All of a sudden it got a little quicker and I said, ‘this ain’t right, this ain’t right,'”… … Click here to read more

Palm Beach Post: Flooding leads to increased oversight at FPL St. Lucie nuclear plant

“The incident is part of three violations of Nuclear Regulatory Commission regulations the agency cited in its decision to ramp up the oversight and inspection of the Unit 1 reactor. Florida Power & Light Co.’s St. Lucie Unit 1 nuclear reactor is under increased federal oversight after the company’s failure to comply with stricter post-Fukushima regulations … Click here to read more

‘The damn thing is grinding down’: Cooling tubes at FPL St. Lucie nuke plant show significant wear

“Yet another Florida nuclear plant may be in trouble,” reports The Tampa Bay Times. And it’s Martin County’s closest neighbor. “‘The damn thing is grinding down,'” said Daniel Hirsch…”‘They must be terrified internally. … Click here to read more

St. Lucie nuclear power plant warning sirens test Wednesday morning within 10-mile zone

The outdoor warning sirens for the St. Lucie nuclear power plant will be tested between the hours of 10AM to noon on Wednesday, June 13, within the Emergency Planning Zone. … Click here to read more