Jackson council backs interim SDWA settlement with EPA

November 21, 2022
The Jackson, MS, City Council has approved an interim settlement with EPA to address alleged violations of the Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA), a deal that reportedly includes the appointment of a third-party administrator to oversee the city’s beleaguered drinking water system, though the details remain undisclosed. The council voted 4-0 in a closed session Nov. 17 to authorize City Attorney Catoria Martin to enter into an “interim stipulated order with” EPA. WJTV reports that the temporary agreement is set...

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