Apr
09

Idaho Legislature Deregulates Phosphate Waste Amid Florida Crisis

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 9, 2021Contact: Shannon Ansley, 208-220-2851; Doug Paddock, 208-991-4451 [caption id="attachment_2482" align="alignright" width="300"] Phospohgypsum Stack (“gypstack”) and wastewater at the Simplot Don Plant near Pocatello, Idaho.[/caption] Late Wednesday, House Bill 239 passed the Idaho Legislature. If signed into law, House Bill 239 would repeal the authority of the Idaho Department of Environmental Quality to create environmental and public health standards for toxic, radioactive phosphogypsum waste stacks (gypstacks)…

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