The fickle finger of phosphate: Central Florida air pollution and the failure of environmental

Dewey, Scott H.
August 1999
Journal of Southern History;Aug99, Vol. 65 Issue 3, p565
Academic Journal
Focuses on how public environmental policy worked in the state of Florida, where a phosphate mining and processing industry developed in order to process the local mineral riches into chemical fertilizer. Air pollution produced; Influence of the industry on the politics and economy of the state; State's use of lax regulations and low taxes to lure businesses from other areas.


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