The Florida legislature has already passed a bill to allow spreading waste from phosphate mines on roads.
Those gypstacks at the White Springs Nutrien phosphate mine near the Suwannee River should not end up on roads, not in Hamilton County and not elsewhere.
Say no to radioactive roads in Florida
Please urge Governor DeSantis to veto HB 1191/ SB 1258.
Here’s a handy form by Waterkeepers Florida so you can tailor your email to the governor:
Here’s the bill, which also would legitimize use of coal ash in roads:
For more about phosphate mines, see:
About Waterkeepers Florida, of which Suwannee Riverkeeper is a member, see:
-jsq, John S. Quarterman, Suwannee RIVERKEEPER®
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