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Sinkhole leaking toxins into Florida aquifer prompts water quality fears

By Andrea Torres September 17, 2016 WPLG MULBERRY, Fla. – After a huge sinkhole opened up under a phosphate fertilizer plant, contaminated water with a slightly radioactive by-product seeped into a portion of the Florida aquifer system. Environmentalists feared that some 215 million gallons of contaminated water could have contaminated the water supply, after a…

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