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Four Corners Lonesome Mine_DEP Staff Jessica Duke_Dragline Phosphate Mining HPB4.jpg Florida's Phosphate MinesThere are 27 phosphate mines in Florida, covering more than 450,000 acres. Nine phosphate mines are currently active. Nine mines are 100 percent reclaimed and released from reclamation obligations. The remaining mines are either not started or are shut down

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  • Phosphate Mining | Sierra Club

    Phosphate Mining | Sierra Club

    Oct 24, 2014 (TAMPA BAY TIMES, MAY 6, 2019) Last summer, phosphate giant Mosaic suffered a crushing defeat when the DeSoto County Commission voted 4-1 to deny its bid to rezone 18,000 acres from agriculture to mining. The vote appeared to thwart a strategy 20 years in the making to shift the company's mining south from its longtime Polk County stronghold

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  • Phosphate Mining and Public Consultation: This Land is My

    Phosphate Mining and Public Consultation: This Land is My

    Public in Union and Bradford Counties Face Mining Permitting Now, two northern Florida counties, Union and Bradford, face whether to permit mining. Four families formed a venture, HPS Enterprises, asking for permission to use about 7,400 acres of the families’ lands in Union and Bradford Counties for phosphate mining. 1 HPS submitted its

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  • History Of Phosphate Mining In Florida Fraught With Peril

    History Of Phosphate Mining In Florida Fraught With Peril

    Jun 16, 2021 There are 27 phosphate mines in Florida, covering nearly half a billion acres. Phosphate pebbles were found in the Peace River in the 1880's, setting off a mining rush where Hardee, Hillsborough, Manatee, and Polk counties meet. Bone Valley was named for the large number of prehistoric fossils found there

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  • Activists Against South Africa’s Deep-Sea Mining Face

    Activists Against South Africa’s Deep-Sea Mining Face

    Sep 30, 2020 The marine phosphate project, approximately 60 km off the coast of Namibia, covers a total area of approximately 7,000 km2 in the regional phosphate enriched province to the south of Walvis Bay in water depths of 180 to 300m. In 2012, NMP was granted a mining permit by the government

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  • Gypstacks: Mountains of Hazardous Waste Phosphate

    Gypstacks: Mountains of Hazardous Waste Phosphate

    while phosphate mining has fewer than 10,000 jobs statewide with only 3,300 in the Peace River water-shed. The economic contributions from outdoor recreation, fisheries and agricul-ture are much greater than those of phosphate mining. Recent studies in Hardee, DeSoto and Manatee counties show that short-term mining jobs will displace long

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  • PHOSPHATE DISCOVERY CHANGED FACE OF FLORIDA

    PHOSPHATE DISCOVERY CHANGED FACE OF FLORIDA

    Nov 21, 1999 Florida phosphate made Vogt, the once poor farmer who took on the moniker the Duke of Dunnellon, a rich man after a mining company paid him $80,000 for his land

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  • Suit alleges phosphate company knowing developed homes

    Suit alleges phosphate company knowing developed homes

    Mar 14, 2017 As a result, the suit continues, residents not only face potentially toxic air and water, ... Central Florida is home to some of the biggest phosphate mining operations in the world, and the

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  • Florida Phosphate Mining In Sovereignty Lands

    Florida Phosphate Mining In Sovereignty Lands

    May 13, 2021 The mighty phosphate dragline is the culprit, severely altering or removing navigable waterways and sovereignty lands in west central Florida strip mining operations. Operators are instructed by operations’ managers to remove all in their path to reach the valuable phosphate ore just beneath the “sovereignty lands” and “navigable

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  • Phosphate mining on French Polynesia's Makatea step closer

    Phosphate mining on French Polynesia's Makatea step closer

    Nov 14, 2019 Last week, the government drew up a new mining code and this week the assembly's mining commission is to discuss it as a government priority.. Amid resistance by environmental groups, an Australian-owned company, Avenir Makatea, has been lobbying for years to extract 6.5 million tonnes of phosphate over 27 years from the raised atoll

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  • Risks and Opportunities in the Global Phosphate Rock

    Risks and Opportunities in the Global Phosphate Rock

    causing the EU to face higher prices and mounting competition in securing its supply of phosphate rock. Global phosphate rock demand is rising due to a ... phosphate rock mining and processing and the flow of phosphate fertilizer from the land into freshwater resources and

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  • Phosphate Mining Solutions | Ecolab

    Phosphate Mining Solutions | Ecolab

    Phosphate producers face continual pressure to offer high quality products at the lowest price. Nalco Water delivers essential expertise with technically, economically and environmentally sustainable solutions that are tailored to the unique needs of your phosphate mining process

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  • The island with no water: how foreign mining destroyed

    The island with no water: how foreign mining destroyed

    Jun 08, 2021 Australia and New Zealand contributed to the destruction of te bangabanga during the 20th century through phosphate mining, which was begun by the Australian prospector Albert Ellis in

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