Oil Spill Poses Risk to Gulf Power Plants

Guardian: Even before the big Deepwater Horizon spill, an oil boom stretched across the intake canal at the Anclote power plant near Holiday, Florida, just east of the Gulf of Mexico. It's there to keep the oil in, should there be any accidental spill at the oil-fired electricity station. But now it's part of Progress Energy's defense plan for keeping the oil out. The Anclote facility, which provides electricity to about 600,000 households north of Tampa-St. Petersburg, is just one of at least ......

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