ECOSWF works with Earth Justice and local organizations to limit the scope of phophate mining, particularly to keep mining operations out of the headwaters of local watersheds. ECOSWF members regularly attend legislative hearings and government meetings to ensure state and federal mining regulations are enforced.


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Our comments to ACE on mining

The Environmental Confederation of Southwest Florida (ECOSWF), a Florida Corporation, is an umbrella organization of over three dozen civic and environmental groups who are concerned about impacts of phosphate mining in South West Florida. The Areawide Environmental Impact Study (AEIS) Scoping sessions asked for input on various issues regarding potential direct,, indirect and cumulative effects of continued phosphate mining in the Central Florida Phosphate District (CFPD).