No impact from sinkhole on Mosaic phosphate operations

By Myles McCormick
Published: Monday, 19 September 2016

A sinkhole the company first became aware of in late August caused a phosphogypsum stack to drain. The company said that the leak of radioactive water had caused no offsite impact and that operations remained uninterrupted.

A sinkhole that formed at the Florida, US phosphate operations of fertiliser producer The Mosaic Co. has not interrupted operations, according to the company.

The hole at New Wales in Polk County, which measures 45 feet (13.7 metres) in diameter and is believed to extend down as far as the Floridian...

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