State regulators approved transaction in August after 14-month review.
Decommissioning will start nearly 50 years sooner than originally planned.
Transaction has no impact on Duke Energy customer bills.
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CRYSTAL RIVER, Fla. – Accelerated Decommissioning Partners and Duke Energy successfully completed a transaction today to start decontamination and dismantlement of the Crystal River Nuclear Plant in Citrus County, Fla., in 2020 instead of 2067 – nearly 50 years sooner than originally planned.
On Oct. 21, the Citrus County Sheriff’s Office (CCSO) was made aware of emails sent to Citrus County voters.
These emails were allegedly addressed from the group “Proud Boys” and made threatening statements to recipients.
The CCSO is working in partnership with the Supervisor of Elections Office to document these cases and forward all reports to the Federal Bureau of Investigation, as the lead investigating agency. These emails are not isolated to Citrus Count,y and are being reported in pockets across the state. Nationally, Proud Boys has denied involvement.
On Jan. 7 of this year, the Citrus County Sheriff’s Office (CCSO) responded to a medical emergency involving a three-month-old infant.
Upon arrival, deputies observed the victim’s father, 24-year-old Andrew Lynn Martin of Inverness, attempting to perform CPR.
Emergency Medical Services transported the victim to Citrus Memorial Hospital, where he was pronounced deceased. Detective Brian Casalvieri, with the CCSO Major Crimes Unit (MCU) and Detective Bruce Arnold with the CCSO Special Victim’s Unit (SVU), responded and began a thorough investigation.