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EPA leader: Jackson needs ‘fair share’ of money to fix water

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EPA Leader: Jackson Needs ‘fair Share’ Of Money To Fix Water
This is an aerial view of of the City of Jackson’s O.B. Curtis Water Plant in Ridgeland, Miss., Thursday, Sept. 1, 2022. A recent flood worsened Jackson’s longstanding water system problems. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The head of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said Wednesday that he wants Mississippi’s capital city to receive “its fair share” of federal money to repair a troubled water system that left homes and businesses without running water for several days.

Even with water flowing from taps and people again able to flush toilets…

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