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Florida city hopes manatees fill void left by retired nuclear plant

Manatees gather near the outlet where Florida Power & Light Company (FPL) pipes warm the water, at an inactive power plant undergoing renovation works in Riviera Beach, Florida in this January 7, 2010, file photo. REUTERS/Carlos Barria/Files

Manatees gather near the outlet where Florida Power & Light Company (FPL) pipes warm the water, at an inactive power plant undergoing renovation works in Riviera Beach, Florida in this January 7, 2010, file photo. REUTERS/Carlos Barria/Files

Manatees gather near the outlet where Florida Power & Light Company (FPL) pipes warm the water, at an inactive power plant undergoing renovation works in Riviera Beach, Florida in this January 7, 2010, file photo. REUTERS/Carlos Barria/Files
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Manatees gather near the outlet where Florida Power & Light Company pipes warm the water, at an inactive power plant undergoing renovation works in Riviera Beach, Florida in this January 7, 2010, file photo. REUTERS/Carlos Barria/Files

Manatees gather near the outlet where Florida Power & Light Company pipes warm the water, at an inactive power plant undergoing renovation works in Riviera Beach, Florida in this January 7, 2010, file photo. REUTERS/Carlos Barria/Files

Manatees gather near the outlet where Florida Power & Light Company pipes warm the water, at an inactive power plant undergoing renovation works in Riviera Beach, Florida in this January 7, 2010, file photo. REUTERS/Carlos Barria/Files
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Manatees gather near the outlet where Florida Power & Light Company (FPL) pipes warm the water, at an inactive power plant undergoing renovation works in Riviera Beach, Florida in this January 7, 2010, file photo. REUTERS/Carlos Barria/Files

Manatees gather near the outlet where Florida Power & Light Company (FPL) pipes warm the water, at an inactive power plant undergoing renovation works in Riviera Beach, Florida in this January 7, 2010, file photo. REUTERS/Carlos Barria/Files

Manatees gather near the outlet where Florida Power & Light Company (FPL) pipes warm the water, at an inactive power plant undergoing renovation works in Riviera Beach, Florida in this January 7, 2010, file photo. REUTERS/Carlos Barria/Files
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