Justice Department to appoint third party to manage Jackson water

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rssfeeds.clarionledger.com – Mississippi – 2022-11-29 13:43:48

The U.S. Department of Justice filed a proposal in federal court Tuesday that would appoint an interim third-party manager to stabilize the City of Jackson’s water crisis.

The third-party manager has not yet been identified and the City of Jackson has not responded to requests for comment at this time.

On Nov. 17, Jackson’s City Council approved an order for agreement with the federal government on how to fix the city’s beleaguered water system.

According to a statement from the Department of Justice, the city and the Mississippi Department of Health have signed this order and…

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