Florida officials want to pump millions of gallons of mining wastewater into a deep well. Environmentalists say it could be “disastrous.”

Florida officials want to pump millions of gallons of mining wastewater into  a deep well. Environmentalists say it could be "disastrous." - CBS News

Earlier this year, more than 200 million gallons of untreated wastewater were discharged into local waters because of a leak at Piney Point, a former phosphate mining facility in Manatee County, Florida. Now, it’s a race against time for state officials to prevent another potentially “catastrophic” breach, with rainy season just months away and millions of gallons of untreated wastewater remaining at the facility. 

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