Rep. Gwen Graham Says Records Show Alarming Lack of Communications Among State Officials on Mosaic Sinkhole
by POLITICO Florida’s Bruce Ritchie
November 17, 2016
U. S. Rep. Gwen Graham says her request to the state for public records involving a sinkhole at a phosphate plant in September shows an “alarming” lack of communication among st
ate officials in response to the incident. A sinkhole at a Mosaic phosphate fertilizer plant in Polk County may have dumped at least 215 million gallons of contaminated water into the Floridan Aquifer over three weeks. On Sept. 26, Gov.
Rick Scott directed the Florida Department of Environmental Protection to expedite an investigation of the incident. [READ MORE]