This PBS report was first posted on this website in December 2018 but it is such a good overview of the issue, along with flyover of the massive sinkhole event, that it deserves another viewing.
This is an excellent, short video comparing the beauty of Mosaic’s glossy advertising to the reality of phosphate mining destruction. Please watch with friends and share with everyone.
Battle over phosphate mining roils small Fla. town
Clip: 10/31/2018 | 7m 53s PBS NewsHour Presentation
Phosphate mining is a major industry in Florida, but it’s also a major source of pollution, responsible for red tide, toxic algal blooms and killing wildlife. In the northern part of the state, residents of a small town are resisting a man who wants to mine phosphate near their homes. Can the local government balance individual rights and with community health concerns? Laura Newberry reports.
Sit back and watch this 50 minute video of Jaclyn Lopez of the Center for Biological Diversity discussing the ongoing phosphate mining problem in Florida.
Excellent documentary about the impact of mining on Florida citizens