Piney Point in the News

July 19, 2021
Gov. DeSantis Urged to Declare State of Emergency Due to Red Tide

June 24, 2021
Lawsuit Filed by Center For Biological Diversity, Tampa Bay Waterkeeper, Suncoast Waterkeeper, Manasota-88, and Our Children’S Earth Foundation

May 18, 2021
Lawsuit Launched Against Florida Department of Environmental Protection, HRK Holdings, Manatee County Port Authority Over Piney Point Disaster
https://www.tampabaywaterkeeper.org/our-work/in-the-news/piney-point-lawsuit

April 6, 2021
As danger of major breach recedes, Florida seeks long-term solution for troubled plant
https://www.washingtonpost.com/climate-environment/as-danger-of-major-breach-recedes-florida-seeks-long-term-solution-for-troubled-plant/2021/04/06/f0c00748-96f8-11eb-b28d-bfa7bb5cb2a5_story.html

April 6, 2021
Organizations monitoring impact of Piney Point discharge on Tampa Bay
https://www.abcactionnews.com/pineypointleak/organizations-monitoring-impact-of-piney-point-discharge-on-tampa-bay

April 5, 2021
Florida reservoir leaking toxic wastewater demonstrates decades of regulatory failure, environmental activists say
https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/florida-reservoir-leaking-toxic-wastewater-demonstrates-decades-regulatory-failure-environmental-n1263089

April 5, 2021
Florida works to avoid ‘catastrophic’ pond collapse at Piney Point
https://floridapolitics.com/archives/417235-florida-works-to-avoid-catastrophic-pond-collapse-at-piney-point/

April 5, 2021
Collapse a ‘real possibility’ at old phosphate plant on Tampa Bay, engineer says
https://www.tampabay.com/news/environment/2021/04/01/collapse-a-real-possibility-at-old-phosphate-plant-on-tampa-bay-engineer-says/

April 4, 2021
Florida Workers Race to Prevent Massive Spill of Radioactive Waste
https://truthout.org/articles/florida-workers-race-to-prevent-massive-spill-of-radioactive-waste/

March 31, 2021
Environmentalist concerned about contaminated water being dumped into bay off the Suncoast
https://www.mysuncoast.com/2021/04/01/environmentalist-concerned-about-contaminated-water-being-dumped-into-bay-off-suncoast/

March 30, 2021
Highly contaminated water being released from Phosphogypsum in Manatee County
https://www.wfla.com/news/local-news/manatee-county/highly-contaminated-water-being-released-from-phosphogypsum-in-manatee-county/