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San Diego's sewage plant should be source of shame

San Diego's sewage plant should be source of shame

Scientists claiming that poorly treated sewage poses no ecological harm to local marine life.  Bureaucrats claiming that their sewage treatment system has a spotless record despite a long history of major sewage spills. The mayor claiming that the large city deserves a waiver from the full secondary treatment requirements of the 1972 Clean Water Act because of the prohibitive cost of environmental compliance.

Los Angeles circa 1985?  Nope.

San Diego from the grunge period of the early ‘90s?  Nope.

Try today’s San Diego — the city that the Clean Water Act forgot.

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