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Jackson, Mississippi Drinking Water and Sewer Overflow Issues - Request for Community Statements

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, Southern District of Mississippi

Jackson, Miss. - The U.S. Department of Justice and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency want to ensure that all community members have an opportunity to comment on long-term solutions for drinking water and sewer overflow issues in Jackson, Mississippi.  Therefore, we are asking Jackson residents and workers to submit Community Statements.  The Federal Government, the City of Jackson, and the State of Mississippi will consider comments in the Community Statements when developing long-term solutions.

Please submit Community Statements online (available in both English and Spanish) at

Updated May 5, 2023

Environmental Justice