Leak still not plugged at Mosaic plant after almost 3 months

Leak still not plugged at Mosaic plant after almost 3 months

Source: https://www.yoursun.com/, January 20, 2020
By: Betsy Calvert

By Monday, no one had publicly shared a plan yet on how to fix a leak of phosphate manufacturing fluids at Mosaic Company’s Bartow plant discovered Oct. 23.

This may impact a decision by state regulators about a discharge permit that Mosaic needs to keep operating its Bartow phosphate plant. A spokesperson for the Florida Department of Environmental Protection said last week that the state is evaluating whether the draft permit they issued last spring is adequate to handle the current phosphogypsum stack leak. Read more.

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