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Ron DeSantis signs a bill allowing Florida to test radioactive phosphogypsum in roads after environmental groups urged a veto

Gov. Ron DeSantis signed a law that lets Florida test radioactive phosphogypsum, a fertilizer industry waste product, in building roads.
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UPDATE: Ron DeSantis signs a bill allowing Florida to test radioactive phosphogypsum in roads after environmental groups urged a veto

Gov. Ron DeSantis signed a law that lets Florida test radioactive phosphogypsum, a fertilizer industry waste product, in building roads.
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Florida Legislature approves using radioactive phosphogypsum in roads; environmental groups urge the governor to veto

The Florida Senate gave final approval to a bill that could allow radioactive phosphogypsum in road construction; Environmentalists are urging Ron DeSantis to veto HB 1191 because of concerns over "water quality and public health."

Six-month hold on a lawsuit against the Piney Point waste site

A U.S. District Judge has put a six-month hold on a lawsuit against the Piney Point waste site. The state is trying to close the site.

Piney Point panel reveals data on red tide and more

Last March more than 200 million gallons of polluted water were pumped from Piney Point into Tampa Bay. The disaster resulted in red tide algae blooms and communities were exposed to radioactive waste. Phosphogypsum is...

Tampa union leaders discuss impact of Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act

Local union leaders talk about funding for skilled labor workers in the Tampa Bay area, following President Biden's Infrastructure Act.

Conservation groups will sue Manatee County over Piney Point pollution

Conservation groups plan to sue Manatee County over a proposal to inject water from the Piney Point stack into the lower Floridan aquifer.

Water issues plague the Tampa Bay region

From low water pressure in south Hillsborough County caused by rapid development to a massive fish kill in Pinellas County waters caused by Red Tide, and the Piney Point disaster in April where a long...

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