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Mosaic Temporarily Suspends Louisiana Phosphate Operations Due to Flooding

1:19 AM MDT | May 11, 2011 | Natasha Alperowicz

The Mosaic Company says it will temporarily shut down its Louisiana operations due to the impact of the Mississippi River flooding on its electrical power supplies. Opeations will resume when river water levels recede and conditions permit, the company says. Mosaic has also temporarily idled its ammonia plant  at the site for repairs following "a recent incident." Mosaic's Louisiana operations include Faustina, which produces diammonium phosphate and ammonia, and its Uncle Sam facility, which produces phosphoric, sulfuric and fluosilicic acids...

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