FDEP Violations Indicate Hopkins Fuel Leak Could Have Been Avoided

FDEP Violations Indicate Hopkins Fuel Leak Could Have Been Avoided

Marshall Mott-Smith, who worked with the Florida Department of Environmental (FDEP) regulation for 27 years, believes the fuel leak at the Hopkins Generating Station could have been avoided. When he left FDEP in 2008, Mr. Mott-Smith was the Administrator of the Storage Tank Regulation Section. He worked with nearly 50 DEP District Tanks Program staff […]

Major Fuel Spill at City’s Hopkins Generating Station Hidden from Public View

Major Fuel Spill at City’s Hopkins Generating Station Hidden from Public View

Through the review of public records after receiving an anonymous tip, Tallahassee Reports has learned that there was a major diesel fuel spill from an above ground storage tank at the Hopkins Generating power plant that, until now, has not been publicly reported. The spill, which happened in 2012, resulted in thousands of gallons of […]