Environmentalists say the Florida Department of Environmental Protection and Manatee County are stifling public engagement rather than encouraging it.
Manatee County has approved injecting it deep into the aquifer. The public can weigh in on Oct. 6.
For such a small city, Sarasota sure seems to make the news a lot.
The lawsuit charges that the state and the company that owns Piney Point ignored warnings about possible failures at the site.
From the Editor
But is it the right solution? Local environmentalists have serious misgivings.