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DEP takes aim at media’s coverage of Mosaic sinkhole story

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As for the much-heralded sinkhole at the Mosaic Company’s New Wales Facility in Polk County, readers of the Tampa Bay Times may be in for a shock. Truth be told, both the state of Florida and Mosaic have been much more proactive than they are led to believe. And Mosaic and the Florida Department of Environmental Protection wan to set the record straight. In a statement Tuesday, the agency blasts the Times for omitting several key facts — despite the paper being…

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