A leak at a toxic wastewater pond prompts evacuations, local state of emergency in Florida

A leak at a toxic wastewater pond prompts evacuations, local state of emergency in Florida 1

 

A local state of emergency has been declared in a Florida county due to a leak at a large pond of wastewater that is threatening to collapse and cause a toxic flood.
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45 Comments on "A leak at a toxic wastewater pond prompts evacuations, local state of emergency in Florida"

  1. There are entire mounds of radio active.toxic dumping sites all over usa. This has been going on

  2. Covid aside, seems like the entire USA is a state of emergency.

  3. Boiling Snow Water | April 4, 2021 at 4:12 PM | Reply

    more oil plz

  4. Through those company’s heads into the wastewater !

  5. That much phosphorus and nitrogen will devastate whatever body of water it reaches.

  6. Doreen Macdonald | April 4, 2021 at 4:32 PM | Reply

    What ever is going to be done with all that water

    • Get a 600 million gallon Brita filter? Or just let it run out all over, you won’t be growing anything there for decades, more radiation and heavy metals than normal for America, what else is new? Blame it on anyone but Drumpf, as usual.

    • OugaBoogaShockwave | April 4, 2021 at 8:27 PM | Reply

      fuel for vaccine(s)

    • Fuck Youtube | April 4, 2021 at 10:20 PM | Reply

      @Lumby1 It happened during the Biden administration. It’s Biden’s fault.

  7. Jeffery Adesanya | April 4, 2021 at 4:34 PM | Reply

    Privatize the profits and socialize the losses. It has always been like that and will always be.

    • A certain group is hellbent on destroying rural living.

    • MomopilotCool | April 4, 2021 at 7:21 PM | Reply

      @The Weasel and who’s that exactly?

    • @Joe Ang Christ that’s the understatement of the year !

    • If the company heads are not held responsible for this it will be because the government let them off. If the implication is that the government wouldn’t have caused this, need I point to the endless examples of government failures leading to unfathomable lives lost throughout human history.

    • If you think government can do better, you are clearly delusional.

  8. Dustin094life | April 4, 2021 at 4:41 PM | Reply

    Get that tailing pond some phizer

  9. Andrew havic2299 | April 4, 2021 at 4:47 PM | Reply

    Need too get a sewre company in there and and vactor trucks.

  10. How’s Canada’s Elk River these days…

    • perkyzombie, Well, they’re still fly fishing in it. Hows the fishing in Florida rivers? I’d clean up my own yard before calling out a neighbour for theirs, but I’m not American.

    • Sinister Minister | April 4, 2021 at 5:57 PM | Reply

      @perkyzombie typical rethuglican response, what about what about what about SQUIRREL! What a novel solution to the problem.

    • @Sinister Minister right cause our Canadian environment should be political.. and therefore I must be opposed to you? -Again not American.

  11. they collect it like that, just for an occasion lilke this… big brain thinking brought to you by the GOP

  12. ReeceD Felhaber | April 4, 2021 at 7:20 PM | Reply

    Sweet

  13. It must be difficult to maintain a rootless and rockless dirt wall that holds water. No concrete re-enforcements? When you start wrong, you will end wrong.

    • Don Sturtevant | April 4, 2021 at 10:20 PM | Reply

      You’re wrong in that it was built ‘unprotected’. That whole holding pond has a plastic bladder making it like a bathtub….and unfortunately it’s failed.

    • Lee Harvey Oswald | April 4, 2021 at 10:54 PM | Reply

      @Don Sturtevant that’s his point…..would you buy a bathtub made out of plastic?

  14. mark walburg | April 4, 2021 at 8:21 PM | Reply

    You guys had one job. Make sure the poop and drinking water don’t mix.

  15. Hello, I am a POD (person of disability), could you please narrate these types of videos?

  16. Graham Mckinnon | April 4, 2021 at 8:34 PM | Reply

    DeRegULAtion

  17. They need less regulations not more!

  18. BeeFlit Farnswaggle | April 4, 2021 at 9:15 PM | Reply

    What? infrastructure?

  19. and yet flint michigan still cant get clean water

  20. Morse Modaberi | April 4, 2021 at 10:31 PM | Reply

    Is that lime Gatorade flowing from that pipe??

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