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Weekiwachee Preserve Florida Hikes!

One of the many trails at Weekiwachee Preserve. Named for the river which defines its northern boundary, the 11,000-acre Weekiwachee Preserve protects a mosasic of habitats which, along with adjoining public lands, form the largest remaining Florida

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Mosaic buys Florida phosphate business for $1.4 billion

Mosaic buys Florida phosphate business for $1.4 billion Plymouth firm gets a 22,000-acre phosphate mine and processing plant close to another mine it is building southeast of Tampa Bay.

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Home AbandonedMines

A THREATENING LEGACY. Tens of thousands of abandoned mine lands pose serious risks to our environment and our health. EXPLORE THE SCOPE OF THE PROBLEM. CONCENTRATION OF ABANDONED MINES. Number of Abandoned Mine Land Sites on Federal Lands Per State (2016) 0.

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Plants PG_Kelly

Posts about Plants written by PG_Kelly. "Abandoned phosphate mine plant in Central Florida. This factory was the largest phosphate mine in "Bone Valley" before closing in 2004, was operating in Florida for 60 years before abandoned!!!" via Florida's Abandoned Phosphate Mine Plant

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Phosphate mining is bad for Manatee County — and bad

Jan 13, 2017The short answer is no. Phosphate mining is a net economic loss to the people of Florida, and a catastrophic loss of the ecological functions embodied in the

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Bradford Union County Phosphate Mine ssjsierra

2017-08-12. The Suwannee St. John's Sierra Club North Florida Working Group has been working closely with other concerned groups including Our Santa Fe River and Citizens Against Phosphate Mining in Bradford and Union Counties to stop the proposed HPSII phosphate mine, which is requesting permits to mine over 10,000 acres.

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Phosphate's Significance in Tampa Bay

Phosphate related products are the #1 export out of the Port of Tampa, and fuel U.S. dominance in world trade of ammonium phosphate. By providing American farmers with 75% of their fertilizer needs, Florida phosphate is a chief reason why food prices in this country remain relatively low, for now.

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Mutual Mine Recreation Area Campground Trails

Mutual Mine Recreation Area Campground Inverness, Florida 34451. This state-forest campground is underutilized. Some folks are put off because it's located around an abandoned phosphate mine. Don't worry—it's safe around here. The lake filled in with rainwater after the hand-dug mine was abandoned in

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Ona Project Overview Mosaic in Hardee

Permitting a phosphate mine in Florida is a long and complex process—and one that is often misunderstood. A common misperception is that a permit is simply obtained by filling out and submitting a form. The process is actually much more involved than that. Years of data are collected on a site before an application is ever submitted.

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Manatee River Watershed And Four Corners Phosphate Mine

The research results estimate about five hundred years for the less complex ecosystems to recover from severe land disorders such as phosphate strip mining. Once the phosphate industry recovers all the phosphate in a region they move on and leave the toxic left-overs for the county taxpayers where the abandoned phosphate mines are located.

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Early , Florida Wikipedia

Early was located along a now-abandoned 29 mi (47 km) branch of the Florida Central and Peninsular Railroad, constructed in 1891. A phosphate mine was located in Early , and other mines were located nearby. Early had a post office in 1893. By 1915, the mine had been long ago abandoned

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Reclaimed mines are home to memorable golf courses Golf

Florida-based architect John Sanford, the current president of the American Society of Golf Course Architects, carved Juliette Falls from a phosphate mine in Dunnellon, Fla., 80 miles north of Orlando. Sanford said mining gouges gave him rolling 25-foot elevations to use, instead of Florida

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Mosaic receives final permit for Ona phosphate mine

The Mosaic Company announced that it has acquired the US Army Corps of Engineers 404 permit for its Ona phosphate mine project in Hardee County, Florida. This was the final remaining permit for

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Abandoned Phosphate Factory (Cinematic) Max Videoz

Home ABANDONED/ URBEX Abandoned Phosphate Factory (Cinematic) ABANDONED/ URBEX Abandoned Phosphate Factory (Cinematic)

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Phosphogypsum Facts Issues Surrounding Phosphate

Phosphogypsum Facts Issues Surrounding Phosphate Mine Tailings Information drawn from the Florida Institute of Phosphate Research (an industry group) and a series of newpaper articles in the Charlotte County (Fla.) Sun-Herald. ' The phosphate industry generates over 30 million tons of phosphogypsum each year.

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Florida startup recovers rare earths from waste MINING

"Based on our extraction capabilities, we could extract 75 grams of total rare earths out of every 1,000 liters of phosphoric acid from a phosphate mine. This equates to one Florida phosphate

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Discovery of Phosphate in Florida, Dunnellon, Florida

Phosphate was discovered in Florida in 1889 by Albertus Vogt, while he was sinking a well. Its principal use was as a fertilizer. For a few years Dunnellon was a boomtown of phosphate surface strip mines. But by 1900 the mines were played out and, as the plaque notes, the center of

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Bradford County Residents Receptive To Phosphate Mine

The argument about allowing a phosphate mine to begin in Union and Bradford counties remains. Union County's Board of Commissioners will vote on March 21 on whether to ban mining permits for a year.

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PEOPLE FOR PROTECTING PEACE RIVER, INC. 3PR

However when evaluating the impacts of phosphate mining on the Florida environment, the Army Corps of Engineers which is responsible for analyzing the "cumulative impacts" of projects like strip mining does not consider the gypstacks a "reasonably foreseeable" outcome of mining. as happened at the abandoned Piney Point stack near

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Florida Archives Page 7 of 11 Active City Travel

The Mosaic Corporation created their upscale golf resort Streamsong, out of a completely unlikely location, an abandoned phosphate mine in central Florida. They first hired golf course architects Bill Coore, Ben Crenshaw and Tom Doak, well-known among links aficionados as the designers of Bandon Dunes, to create 2 unique layouts over 16,000 acres.

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Phosphate Mine Denied Captains For Clean Water

Mosiac, a multi-billion dollar international corporation, was seeking to have the DeSoto County Commission rezone 18,000 acres of agricultural land so they could put in a phosphate strip mine. The mine would have discharged millions of gallons of wastewater into Horse Creek, which is a tributary of the Peace River and Charlotte Harbor.

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THE MOSAIC CO. RECEIVES FINAL APPROVAL FOR NEW PHOSPHATE

THE MOSAIC CO. RECEIVES FINAL APPROVAL FOR NEW PHOSPHATE MINE IN FLORIDA Jan. 7, 2019 Source The Mosaic Company news release The Mosaic Company (NYSE MOS) today announced that it has acquired the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers 404 permit for its Ona phosphate mine project in Hardee County, Florida.

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LakeSide Golf Country Club in Inverness

Located less than an hour from Tampa and Orlando, LakeSide Golf Country Club in Inverness has a unique and scenic setting with four holes that play around an abandoned phosphate mine. The challenging layout will test you with long par 5s and a slew of doglegs.

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Pembroke The Pembroke Mine was a phosphate mine and

Pembroke The Pembroke Mine was a phosphate mine and village that was first purchased in 1905 by a French company. The mine has changed several times with a second resurgence in the 40's. There was at one time 50 or more miner homes in the kudzo vine filled land around the area. Now all have fallen in and are not easy to find because of the overgrowth of vine.

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Abandoned phosphate mine in Florida pt.3

All things underground, forbidden, inaccessible, or abandoned. Pics, maps, secrets, people, history. FORUM RULE NO LOCATION SPECIFICS IN COMMENTS, ONLY BY PM. Feel free to share specific locations (e.g. entry points, names of sensitive places) by PM, but not in posts or comments. Of course this does not apply to what's on outside links.

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Florida Phosphate Mine antique-engine

On Saturday Feruary 22nd, 2003 on our way to the Florida Flywheelers Engine Show we took a trip through the South Ft. Meade Cargill Phosphate mine. This was supposed to be a short cut to the show. What an adventure! This first photo shows the Florida Flywheelers shows grounds.

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Enviro Groups Lose Bid to Stop Florida Phosphate Mine

Dec 15, 2017Minnesota-based Mosaic's largest phosphate mines and processing plants operate in Florida. Its open pit mines dot the landscape in five Florida counties. The Fortune 500 company wants to expand one mine near the Peace River watershed near Sarasota, Florida, and build three new mines in Central Florida. But environmental groups contend the

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Digging in Phosphate producer Mosaic is in it for the

Sep 02, 2016Mosaic is the last phosphate company left in Florida, and it's looking to expand. Golf course architects designed the holes around the craggy characteristics of the abandoned mine.

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Desolation Florida Luraville and Peacock Springs

Jun 19, 2016By the 1890s, the town saw a new source of income phosphate. In order to move the vast quantities of phosphate being quarried from the Mutual Phosphate Mining Company's mine at Luraville, the Florida Railway extended what became known as the Luraville Branch into the town.

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