OIG investigating Jackson, MS, water crisis

September 12, 2022
Even as many residents of Jackson, MS, face continuing water shortages, EPA Office of Inspector General (OIG) has begun sending personnel to the city to collect data and conduct interviews and expects soon to officially announce an investigation related to its troubled water system, an OIG spokesperson tells Inside EPA . The city’s two water treatment plants faced numerous problems, some of which are ongoing, after flooding of the Pearl River caused numerous problems for the city and curtailed water...

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