Regional Leaders Tell the EPA “We Need Clean Water, Green Infrastructure Now”
With the deadline to sign our region’s EPA Consent Decree fast approaching, eighty five local municipal and elected officials, organizational leaders, and faith leaders from all over the region have signed a letter to the EPA asking that the Consent Decree to fix our sewer system rely on up-to-date technology that will immediately begin to clean our water while maximizing solutions that meet the needs of our community.
The letter calls on the EPA to allow our region to pursue a fundamentally different approach – one which focuses on upgrading and maintaining the sewer system we have, expanding treatment capacity, maximizing investment in comprehensive and strategic green infrastructure that captures rainwater before it enters the system, and then right-sizing gray infrastructure – all while creating jobs and community benefits.
Two Paths to Fixing Our Sewers – Which would you choose?
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