Water

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has announced it is investigating whether Mississippi state agencies discriminated against the state’s majority-Black capital city by refusing to fund improvements for its failing water system.
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“We are prepared to file an action... but would hope this matter could be resolved with an enforceable agreement," the department said in a letter to the city.
Studies have repeatedly shown that ending public administration of water supplies doesn’t work — but that’s now on the table in Mississippi.
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“We have restored clean water,” the governor said Thursday.
The water had been a problem for years. Everyone knew this. Jackson Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumumba begged for help, and no one did anything to fix it.
The city remains under a boil water notice, which first went into effect on July 30.
Residents of Mississippi's majority-Black capital still don't have clean water after rains worsened the existing infrastructure.
150,000 people in a Black-majority city are without clean water.