Florida Senate passes bill requiring prompt pollution notice

Associated Press by Anna Ceballos April 19, 2017 The Florida Senate has passed a bill that would require the state Department of Environmental Protection to promptly notify the public after a pollution spill occurs. The Senate bill (SB 532) cleared
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Gwen Graham still not satisfied about Mosaic sinkhole situation after receiving DEP records

by Florida Politics’ Mitch Perry November 17, 2016 U.S. Rep. Gwen Graham is speaking out critically about the Florida Department of Environmental Protection, after she reviewed public records regarding the massive sinkhole at Mosaic’s facility in Polk County. “Unless there
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Gwen Graham blasts Rick Scott and DEP for delay in public records request on sinkhole spill

November 4, 2016 – Florida Politics by Mitch Perry Six weeks after first requesting public records pertaining to the leak of contaminated water that occurred at a massive sinkhole at Mosaic’s New Wales Facility at the Hillsborough/Polk county line in August, U.S. Rep. Gwen Graham says
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Questions raised about pollution notification plan

October 26, 2016 – News 4 Jax by Ryan Ray, The News Service of Florida Representatives of utility companies and municipalities told environmental regulators this week they are concerned that a proposed pollution-notification rule could place excessive reporting burdens on
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Graham Requests Sinkhole Records From Governor

September 29, 2016 – Gwen Graham Press Release WASHINGTON, D.C. – In reaction to Governor Rick Scott’s office claiming they weren’t made aware of a sinkhole dumping toxic water into Florida’s aquifer for weeks, Representative Gwen Graham is expanding a
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After 3-week delay telling public of sinkhole, Gov. Scott changes the rules to speed up notice

September 26, 2016 – Tampa Bay Times by Craig Pittman For three weeks, Florida Department of Environmental Protection officials kept mum about a phosphate mine’s 300-foot-deep sinkhole that dumped 215 million gallons of contaminated water into the state’s aquifer last
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