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Florida environmentalists say there are more bills to work on

Monday, February 6, 2012

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By Bruce Ritchie Floridaenvironments.com After scoring victories last week, environmental group lobbyists at the Florida Capitol say there is plenty more work to do during the 2012 legislative session. Environmental groups dropped their opposition on Tuesday to HB 503 dealing with environmental permitting and HB 639 dealing with reclaimed water after they were amended to […]

Florida PSC may reconsider energy goals set in 2009

Tuesday, July 26, 2011

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The Florida Public Service Commission on Tuesday rejected energy conservation plans proposed for the state’s two largest electric utilities because of concerns about cost. Instead, commissioners said they may reconsider the conservation goals set by the PSC only two years ago — before the Legislature removed four of the five commission members at the time. […]

PSC approves Gulf Power conservation plan after initial rejection

Tuesday, January 25, 2011

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The Florida Public Service Commission on Tuesday approved an energy conservation plan for Gulf Power Co. after initially rejecting a plan submitted by the utility last fall. Gulf Power, the state’s fourth largest investor-owned utility with more than 430,000 customers, was one of four utilities whose “demand-side management” conservation plans were rejected initially by the […]

Florida Power & Light told to revise its energy conservation plan

Tuesday, January 11, 2011

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The Florida Public Service Commission on Tuesday told Florida Power & Light Co. to resubmit its energy conservation plan to meet yearly goals established by the agency under state law. FPL, the state’s largest utility with 2.1 million customers, was the last among seven utilities to have its plans reviewed by the PSC as provided […]

PSC picks chairman, adopts conservation goals

Tuesday, December 1, 2009

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By The News Service of Floridaand FloridaEnvironments.com On a busy day at the Florida Public Service Commission, the panel selected its chair for 2010-2012 and set energy conservation plan and fuel recovery costs for the investor-owned utilities. In a widely expected move, the PSC chose Commissioner Nancy Argenziano to lead the panel when beleaguered current […]