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Progress Report: Department Strengthens Financial Responsibility Requirements for Phosphate Mining Companies, Report No. 05-27, April 2005
 
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As recommended in our 2003 report, the Legislature and the Department of Environmental Protection have taken steps to strengthen financial responsibility requirements for phosphate mining companies. These new requirements should better assure that mining companies have sufficient financial resources to close phosphate gypsum stacks, which have caused significant environmental damage in the past.

Which Government Program Summaries contain related information?

Water Resource Management

What other OPPAGA-related materials are available?

  • Report No. 03-12 Justification Review: Water Resource Management Program, Department of Environmental Protection, published in February 2003.

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