DeSoto considers Mosaic mediation today

Phosphate mining’s evolution in DeSoto County rolls into this week.

County commissioners today will receive choices on a request by Mosaic Fertilizer to possibly settle a dispute. Commissioners in July denied Mosaic a rezoning of 14,050 acres of farmland to industrial mining. The 4-1 denial vote on July 25 stunned mining advocates and thrilled its opponents.

(Read more in the Sun)