Lab Report: Hopkins Leak Caused by Corrosion Due to Lack of Maintenance

Lab Report: Hopkins Leak Caused by Corrosion Due to Lack of Maintenance

Through an information request, Tallahassee Reports has learned that an outside metalurgical laboratory concluded in August 2012 that the leak in the 7.5 million gallon fuel tank located at the Hopkins Generating Station was caused by a “corrosion attack” and “microbiologically-influenced corrosion.” Also, the lab report and other writings by experts indicate the corrosion could […]

Three Tallahassee Democrat Sources for Hopkins Spill Story Recently Paid by City of Tallahassee

Three Tallahassee Democrat Sources for Hopkins Spill Story Recently Paid by City of Tallahassee

A review of a recent story published in the Tallahassee Democrat, “The Diesel Disaster that Wasn’t”, reveals there were significant financial arrangements between the City of Tallahassee and people interviewed by Tallahassee Democrat reporter Jeff Burlew. The specifics of these arrangements were not disclosed. These arrangements are important to the context of the reporting because […]

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