Evacuation order lifted at Florida leaky phosphate reservoir

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Hi Mike Rossi are reporting an evacuation order has been lifted at the leaky Florida phosphate reservoir the mandatory evacuation order nearer waste water reservoir in manatee county Florida has been lifted Florida agriculture and consumer services commissioner Vicki freed told reporters Tuesday he and Martin C. has kind of de escalated more than three hundred homes and additional businesses were ordered to evacuate due to fears that the earth in walls at the reservoir from an old phosphate fertilizer plant could fail authorities avoided a catastrophe by draining much of what had been four hundred eighty million gallons of contaminated water Florida lawmakers are proposing spending up to two hundred million dollars to clean up and close the waste water reservoir the funds would come from the one point nine trillion dollar corona virus stimulus package signed into law last month hi Mike Rossi up

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