Leaking wastewater reservoir threatens Florida community, ocean

Washington (AFP) – Florida Governor Ron DeSantis was due Sunday to visit the site of a leaking toxic wastewater reservoir, threatening nearby homes and an environmental disaster in the sensitive Tampa Bay. DeSantis declared a state of emergency Saturday to free up additional funds to tackle the potential crisis at Piney Point in the Tampa Bay area, where a plastic liner at the reservoir holding hundreds of millions of gallons of toxic and slightly radioactive water has sprung a leak. Authorities are working to plug the hole and pumping water to ease the pressure in the pond, but have warned th…

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