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Mosaic phosphate company

Mosaic New Wales sinkhole location from Google Earth

Environmental Activist addresses Mosaic sinkhole, expansion of phosphate mining in Manatee County

By Rob Lorei On Radioactivity Wednesday we talked about the effects phosphate mining in West central Florida. Billions of tons of phosphogypsum- located in Hillsborough, Polk, Manatee, and Desoto counties-is strip mined and eventually used to...
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Florida This Week; Florida AG Pam Bondi Would Not Fight Trump U But She Is Fighting The Clean Power Plan

By Rob Lorei On Radioactivity Monday, we  first listened back to the latest episode of Florida This Week, a political discussion show on local PBS station WEDU that is also hosted by Rob Lorei. In...

Mosaic $2 Billion Deal with EPA is Not Enough, Environmentalists Say

By Rob Lorei In October, phosphate mining giant Mosaic reached a $2 billion agreement with  the Environmental Protection Agency to settle a lawsuit regarding the mishandling of toxic material at 6 mines in Florida and...

Environmentalists say Mosaic not doing enough to clean-up mining waste; Author Les Leopold talks about his new book on inequality

By Rob Lorei If you’ve been thorough rural areas of Hillsborough, Polk, Hardee, Manatee or Sarasota counties, you’ve probably noticed large mounds of earth  dotting the landscape; these are landfills for toxic waste from  phosphate...

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