No Word From Feds on Tampa Sewage Spat

From: Tampa Bay Times

“Jerry Phillips, the attorney who prepared the complaint for the environmental group, said the group hasn’t given up, but it hasn’t heard a peep from the federal government. That’s not unusual since President Donald Trump took office, Phillips said. The group has only received an acknowledgement of receipt for two of the dozen or so complaints the organization has filed. According to the group, there have been 288 sewage overflows in Tampa since 2012 and 95 since the latest permit was issued in 2015. The Curren sewage plant releases wastewater with too many nutrients into Tampa Bay, the group says, and has been in non-compliance with its permit for half of the last three years and in serious non-compliance for two quarters during that period.”

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