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RECORD NUMBER: 17 OF 26
|OLS Field Name||OLS Field Data|
|Main Title||Proposed Issuance of a New Source National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System Permit to Mississippi Chemical Corporation, Hardee County Phosphate Mine, Hardee County, Florida.|
|CORP Author||Environmental Protection Agency, Atlanta, GA. Region IV.|
|Additional Subjects||Inorganic phosphates ; Beneficiation ; Air pollution ; Water pollution ; Ecology ; Ground water ; Substitutes ; Comparison ; Florida ; Environmental impact statements-draft ; Mississippi Chemical Corporation ; Phosphate rock slime ; Hardee County(Florida) ; Dry methods ; Land pollution|
Mississippi Chemical Corporation has proposed to operate an open pit phosphate mine and beneficiation plant and rock dryer on 14850 acres in west central Hardee County, Florida. Mining and processing will produce 3 million tons of phosphate rock per year for 32 years. The EIS examines project alternatives, impacts, and mitigative measures related to air, groundwater, surface water, radiation, ecological, socioeconomic, and cultural systems.