PALMETTO, Fla. — Florida state and local leaders fear an “imminent” collapse of the retention pond

[ State Of Emergency, Evacuations In Florida County Over Wastewater Pond Leak ]

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State of emergency declared, evacuations ordered as Florida wastewater pond faces possible collapse

PALMETTO, Fla. ‘ Florida state and local leaders fear an “imminent” collapse of the retention pond at the former Piney Point phosphate processing plant in Manatee County.

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In addition to a “significant leak” at the bottom of the 700-to-800-million-gallon holding pool, several small breaches recently were found. It contains a mixture of process water, saltwater from the Port Manatee dredge project, rainfall and stormwater runoff.’

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7:00 p.m. April 4:’The Manatee County Sheriff’s Office says it is moving 345 inmates from the Manatee County Jail to an “undisclosed location” because of the breach at the Piney Point reservoir. The prison is within the mandatory evacuation zone


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Date: 4/3/2021 4:24:33 PM
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