WSJ: Florida sinkhole heightens concerns about fertilizer industry

“Fertilizer giant Mosaic Co. is paying tens of millions of dollars to patch a central Florida sinkhole and monitor for hazardous runoff, an incident that has heightened environmental concerns involving an industry critical to the U.S. food supply. The 240-foot-deep hole opened beneath a pile of mining waste at Mosaic’s plant in Mulberry … Click here to read more

New fertilizer ban in effect in suburban Martin

From The Palm Beach Post: “This summer marks the beginning of Martin County’s more stringent ban on fertilizing in the unincorporated areas of the county.The ban, the result of an ordinance passed in October, aims to raise awareness about the effect of nitrogen and phosphorous fertilizers on the environment … Click here to read more