NUCLEAR WARNING: Fears for Florida power plants in the PATH of Hurricane Matthew

NUCLEAR WARNING: Fears for Florida power plants in the PATH of Hurricane Matthew
 

The plants could be devastated by the oncoming storm, which is causing millions to flee the area.
St Lucie one is a twin nuclear power station located on Hutchinson Island in St Lucie County and was commissioned in 1976.
The other, Turkey Point, is situated two-miles east of Homestead, next to Biscayne National Park, around 25 miles south of Miami.
According to predictions of the course of the hurricane, Matthew is expected to come closest to the St Lucie facility early on Friday morning, with the storm surge reaching a height of five feet and winds around 130mph.
A US Department of Energy... read more

 
6 October 2016 in World News, Views: 39
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