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City of Jackson facing noncompliance issue with the Environmental Protection Agency

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The City of Jackson is facing a noncompliance issue with the Environmental Protection Agency.The EPA issued the notification to the City of Jackson Tuesday. They said that this was because the city failed to repair and maintain water equipment to reliable produce drinking water during the current water crisis.The notification comes months after the EPA administrator toured the City of Jackson and saw firsthand the longstanding water infrastructure challenges. He also saw the impacts that these problems have on the community.The EPA said they will be sending follow up letters to elected officials about the importance of dedicating federal infrastructure funds, including the near $79 million allocated to Mississippi from the bipartisan infrastructure law to solve the city’s water crisis.

The City of Jackson is facing a noncompliance issue with the Environmental Protection Agency.

The EPA issued the notification to the City of Jackson Tuesday. They said that this was because the city failed to repair and maintain water equipment to reliable produce drinking water during the current water crisis.

The notification comes months after the EPA administrator toured the City of Jackson and saw firsthand the longstanding water infrastructure challenges. He also saw the impacts that these problems have on the community.

The EPA said they will be sending follow up letters to elected officials about the importance of dedicating federal infrastructure funds, including the near $79 million allocated to Mississippi from the bipartisan infrastructure law to solve the city’s water crisis.

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