Secrecy of the State: The Foundation of Gov. Rick Scott and the Florida GOP … by gimleteye

A sinkhole recently opened under a waste pit owned by one of the state’s biggest polluters, a phosphate mining company called Mosaic. For weeks, the company and the state of Florida kept the secret: that hundreds of millions of gallons of slightly radioactive fresh water had emptied from a waste pond into the sinkhole to god-knows-where but likely straight into the aquifer used for the regional fresh water supply.

Gov. Rick Scott is trying to respond …

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