Army Corps’ rapid mapping helped end Piney Point evacuations in Florida

At the beginning of April, as the COVID-19 pandemic kept many people in their homes and off the roads, hundreds of households in Florida’s Manatee County, near Tampa Bay, were forced to abandon their homes and hit the road — even as some key routes were closed to traffic by the Florida Highway Patrol.

The reason: mandatory evacuation orders from the county government on April 2 that were prompted by fears that leaks discovered in a plastic-lined reservoir at the former Piney Point phosphate plant in northern Manatee County could lead to a catastrophic, uncontrolled release of hundreds of

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