Piney Point

PineyPointtop DEP In: State Gives Manatee Draft Permit For Deep Well Injection Of Piney Point Water | Our Santa Fe River, Inc. (OSFR) | Protecting the Santa Fe River

State Gives Manatee Draft Permit For Deep Well Injection Of Piney Point Water

  Manatee County, aided and abetted by the main culprit in this mess — the DEP, has opted to take the easy way out and dump the unwanted process water which is atop the gypstack […]

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Deep injection wellFI In: Injection Wells Explained, As Manatee County Approves Use At Piney Point | Our Santa Fe River, Inc. (OSFR) | Protecting the Santa Fe River

Injection Wells Explained, As Manatee County Approves Use At Piney Point

…all of these wells are permitted through the Florida Department of Environmental Protection. And they also have monitoring wells that monitor the overlying potential drinking water aquifers to ensure that there is no contamination. They […]

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jacqui lopez phosphate In: OSFR Joins Environmental Groups in Press Release and Letter to Washington | Our Santa Fe River, Inc. (OSFR) | Protecting the Santa Fe River

OSFR Joins Environmental Groups in Press Release and Letter to Washington

  Following is the self-explanatory press release  regarding the phosphogypsum stack near Riverview, Florida.  We have made many posts about this gypstack and others, including the laterally-moving one in Louisiana.  Those responsible for this environmental […]

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FLDEP logo In: Florida DEP has short memory, conveniently forgets its major role in Piney Point problem | Our Santa Fe River, Inc. (OSFR) | Protecting the Santa Fe River

Florida DEP has short memory, conveniently forgets its major role in Piney Point problem

  In the article below, DEP Secretary Noah Valenstein and Gov. DeSantis are scratching their heads and saying “…How did that happen? Well it happened because the DEP screwed up. And Craig Pittman explains to […]

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MosaicFhole2 In: Hiding Piney Point toxic waste underground may give us a taste of super-nasty water | Our Santa Fe River, Inc. (OSFR) | Protecting the Santa Fe River

Hiding Piney Point toxic waste underground may give us a taste of super-nasty water

  Much has been written about the Piney Point fiasco lately because of the recent  pollution allowed by the DEP, but Craig Pittman puts a new spin on the antics of the Manatee County Commission […]

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PAM1 In: Manatee pursues disposing hazardous Piney Point wastewater into Lower Floridan Aquifer | Our Santa Fe River, Inc. (OSFR) | Protecting the Santa Fe River

Manatee pursues disposing hazardous Piney Point wastewater into Lower Floridan Aquifer

The irony that jumps out here is the fact that this very governing body, the Manatee County Commission,  sold out their county for money and some of the same members not long ago voted to […]

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