4280 State Road 60 West Mulberry Fl 33860

The radioactivity comes into play because the phosphate deposits we mine for fertilizer are weakly radioactive to start with, at roughly 100 ppm. The phosphate ore is treated with sulfuric acid, creating a byproduct known as phosphogypsum. Phosphogypsum is somewhat more radioactive than the raw ore, since the treatment process concentrates the radioactivity that was […]

506 W. Canal Street Mulberry Fl 33860

Alicia Robinson covers Anaheim for The Orange County Register. She previously spent 10 years at The Press Enterprise writing about Riverside and local government as well as Norco, Corona, homeless issues, Alzheimer’s disease, streetcars, butterflies, horses and chickens. She grew up in the Midwest but earned Southern California native status during many hours spent in […]