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Levy County to Valdosta, Georgia: Raw sewage spills unacceptable

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Suzette Cook, Reporter

Levy County Commission Chair John Meeks teamed up with County Attorney Anne Bast Brown to create a resolution addressing continued raw sewage spills that start in Valdosta, Georgia and trickle into waterways reaching Levy County and beyond.

Resolution 2019-022 addresses the “continued and repetitive spills of raw sewage into the Withlacoochee River and Mud Creek by the City of Valdosta, Georgia,” the resolution reads and deems the spill to be “unacceptable and intolerable.”

The resolution was brought to the board on March 19 and unanimously adopted.

The resolution includes a request for “meaningful enforcement action by the State of Georgia and Florida State agencies” including the Department of Environmental Protection and the Suwanee River Water Management District.

“Pollution of the Suwanee River us a mater of great public interest as such pollution negatively impacts the quality of life for our citizens and visitors and threatens both the economic vitality and tourism appeal,” the resolution reads.


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