Mosaic Fertilizer plans to expand its phosphate mining operations on more than 3,000 acres of Duette pastureland, east of an existing 7,300-acre tract that has been mined since the 1970s.
MANATEE — A plan to extend a phosphate mine over 661 acres of East Manatee today won preliminary approval from the Manatee County Planning Commission.
DUETTE — Right now, a vast stretch of grassy land near Duette is so quiet you just hear birds singing and the wind.
More than 50 residents and citizens near Winding Creek, Winding Trails and other areas surrounding Mosaic’s Wingate Mine spent Saturday, January 7, at Wingate for a community meeting.
Today, the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) publicly noticed its intent to issue an Environmental Resource Permit on Mosaic’s Wingate Extension and approve modifications to the Wingate Creek Mine Conceptual Reclamation Plan.
The South Florida Museum in downtown Bradenton recently had a packed house long after visiting hours.
Myakka’s Relay for Life hit the ground running this season with a Kick-Off Carnival. Last Saturday Relay teams set up tents, inflated bounce houses and packed tables with sweet smelling, home-baked goods. The goal: to recruit more folks to join this year’s Relay effort benefiting the American Cancer Society. Dozens enjoyed a beautiful, crisp Saturday […]
A caravan of volunteers from the Wingate Mine pulled in to the Manatee Food Bank ready to work. The Food Bank, near downtown Bradenton, has already started receiving massive barrels packed with donations from offices across the area revving up for the holiday season.
Without the help of platinum sponsors Lockheed Martin Corporation and Suncoast for Kids Foundation, Manatee Education Foundation would lose at least $60,000 for student events and classroom activities.
WTSP Channel 10 News joined the Florida Audubon to learn how they are working to protect the birds at Alafia Bank Bird Sanctuary.