According to The Ledger, “The question for Polk residents is: Could it happen here?” Could Piney Point happen right here in big ole Polk County, Florida? Up until today, the answer was a resounding, “Yes.”

With the most in Florida, Polk has a dozen phosphogypsum stacks just like Piney Point, but in a move by Governor DeSantis, those stacks could see organized closures. That’s what DeSantis plans to do at Piney Point. Could it happen here in Polk County?

Watch this space for more news.

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