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Wednesday, June 23, 2021

Jackson city council to get EPA briefing

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Jackson city council to get EPA briefing
Jackson city council to get EPA briefing
Jackson city council to get EPA briefing

TREATMENT PLANTS.ONE COUNCILMAN SAYS HE WANTS TOHEAR THE TRUTH ABOUT WHAT’SWRNG WITH JACKSON’S WATERSYSTEM AND WHAT CAN BE DONE TOFIX IT.MY EXPECTATION IS THAT THEY’REGOING TO BEGIN TO WALK WITH THESTEP BY STEP ON MAKING SURE THATWE GET ALL OF OUR CLEAN WATERINTO COMPLIANCE WITH THE CLEANWATER EGG MARICHOKE.LIANGELA MOMA INVITED THE EPA TOBRIEF THE COUNCIL ON WHATINSPECTORS FOUND AT THE CITY’SWATER TREATMENT PLANTS AFTER A2020 INSPECTION.THERE ARE VARYING DIFFERENCESAND DISCREPANCIES AND IN TERMSOF WHAT THIS MAY HAVE BEEN ORWHAT IT MAY MAY NOT HAVE BEENTHE MAYOR WITHHELD THE FINDINGSOF AN EPA EMERGENCYADMINISTRATIVE ORDER FROM THECOUNCIL FOR OVER A YEAR AND LASTMONTH REFUSED TO PUBLICLYDISCUSS THE ORDER WITH THECOUNCIL THE PURPOSE OF THEBRIEFING IS NOT ONLY TO EDUCATECOUNCIL MEMBERS, BUT TO EDUCATERESIDENTS AT LARGE THE EPAACCUSED JACKSON OF VIOLATING THEFEDERAL SAFE DRINKING WATER ACT,AND THEY SAID OPERATORS AT THEWATER TREATMENT PLANTS WERE NOTFOLLOWING PROPER DISINFECTIONPROCEDURES.TO PREVENT BACTERIALCONTAMINATION SO I LOOK FORWARDTO HELPING TO BUILD CONFIDENCE.I HOPE THIS MEETING WILL HELPBUILD CONFERENCE WITH THECITIZENS.COUNCIL PRESIDENT BANKS SAYS HEBELIEVES THE BIDENADMINISTRATION IS COMMITTED TODO EVERYTHING THEY CAN TO MAKESURE JACKSON RESIDENTS HAVE SAFEDRINKING WATER REPORTED FROM

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