Fla. Phosphate Mine Projects Wrongly Approved, Enviros Say

Law360, New York (March 17, 2017, 5:30 PM EDT) -- Federal agencies should not have allowed Mosaic Co. to expand four phosphate mines because they did not properly assess the expansions' impact on central Florida watersheds, environmental groups have alleged in Florida federal court.

The groups, led by the Center for Biological Diversity, said in a suit filed Wednesday that the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the U.S. Department of the Interior should not have approved the expansion of four phosphate mines that will allegedly impact 51,000 acres of wildlife...
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