Businesses bucked Gov. Rick Scott’s rule to notify public about pollution

Orlando Sentinel by Jason Ruiter August 6, 2017 In April, workers cleaned up 341,000 gallons of raw sewage released because of a pipe break near neighborhoods south of Clermont. Another 2,000 gallons containing water-purifying chemicals were spilled in June at
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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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Giant, radioactive sinkhole kept secret for weeks

October 1, 2016 – Orlando Sentinel by Scott Maxwell If you’ve ever watched bad science-fiction movies, you know that when you combine two terrifying things, you get one even more-terrifying thing. Like a sharktopus, sharknado or even an atomic twister.
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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 about contaminated sinkhole, Gov. Rick Scott wants faster 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. When
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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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