1/24/11

In the news: Raid triples sewer overflows reported at Michigan City plant

From the Post-Tribune:
The number of sewer overflows at the Michigan City Sanitary District appears to have tripled since a federal raid last summer.

According to reports filed after the raid, overflows may have contributed to high bacteria levels in Lake Michigan during last year's beach season. And several times, overflows flooded residents' basements even though it hadn't rained -- an indication of improper maintenance at the district. Read more.

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