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Florida Matters Preview: The Phosphate Industry

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Florida Matters' Robin Sussingham; Tip Fowler, CEO of JDC Phosphate; Bill Lambert, Hardee County Economic Development Director; Dr. Steven Richardson, Reclamation Research Director with the Florida Industrial and Phosphate Research Institute.

The phosphate industry contributes a great deal to Florida's economy, but at what cost?

This week on Florida Matters, we’re exploring how the phosphate industry impacts the state.

  

In this preview, Florida Matters host Robin Sussingham talks about some innovations in phosphate technology with Tip Fowler, C.E.O. of JDC Phosphate

Stephanie Colombini joined WUSF Public Media in December 2016 as Producer of Florida Matters,WUSF’s public affairs show. She’s also a reporter for WUSF’s Health News Florida project.
Robin is Senior Editor at WUSF, spearheading the station's podcasting initiatives and helping to guide the vision for special reporting projects and creative storytelling. She created The Zest, the station's podcast that's all about food, which she continues to host and serve as senior producer.