In the News

May 18, 2021
Legal Action Stems From Illegal Discharge of Harmful Pollutants Into Tampa Bay
https://www.tampabaywaterkeeper.org/our-work/in-the-news/piney-point-lawsuit

April 1, 2021
Manager says ‘there will likely be impacts in Tampa Bay’ from wastewater releases.
https://www.tampabay.com/news/environment/2021/04/01/collapse-a-real-possibility-at-old-phosphate-plant-on-tampa-bay-engineer-says/

March 31, 2021
Florida Department of Environmental Protection issued an emergency order authorizing the release of up to 480 million gallons of wastewater from the Piney Point phosphogypsum stack and ponds into a channel at Port Manatee in order to avoid the imminent threat of an even more catastrophic release of wastewater.
https://thebradentontimes.com/piney-point-leak-leads-to-emergency-release-p22718-158.htm?fbclid=IwAR2P9y_eDMl5pgAlck66Uv7Zp7A1NQ5Ite7aTtZZsteixbgLdOnO7iLJ2eE

February 15, 2021
The Waterman Fly Fishing Tournament is a two-day, redfish-on-fly tournament with the proceeds directly benefiting Tampa Bay Waterkeeper.
https://www.amisun.com/2021/02/15/reel-time-join-the-waterman-fly-fishing-tournament/

July 2, 2020
The state has failed to stop Trademark Metals Recycling from polluting at levels as high as 24 times allowable limits, environmental groups say.
https://www.tampabay.com/news/environment/2020/07/02/scrap-metal-yards-have-sent-polluted-runoff-into-tampa-bay-for-years-suit-says/