San Diego and Border Counties Need Major Sewer Overhaul

San Diego and Border Counties Need Major Sewer Overhaul

Rivers around San Diego County are continually seeing raw sewage and industrial pollution poured into them due to the government’s spending on rehabilitating and focusing on sewer projects. The decline in aid has been dramatic until recently. Congress has now started to put more money toward combating water pollution near the border. The newly enacted federal spending bill includes $15 million for the U.S.-Mexico Border Water Infrastructure Program, a $5 million increase from last year and the highest amount since 2010. The toxic pollutants from raw sewage and industrial waste flowing into California border communities has created serious health concerns

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