Ted Henefin listens to Mayor Chokwe A Lumumba speak

Jackson Water Safe To Drink, Officials Tell Federal Judge

Jackson’s “water is safe because it meets the standards of the Safe Drinking Water Act,” Ted Henifin, the federally appointed interim third-party manager who is in charge of overseeing the Mississippi capital city’s water system, told a federal judge on Wednesday.

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A view of a white garbage truck labeled Richard's Disposal, Inc, on the side in green
MFP Voices

Faith Leaders Letter On Jackson Garbage Contract

Working Together Jackson, a nonpartisan organization, urges the Jackson City Council to approve a garbage contract with Richard’s Disposal, Inc., before the emergency agreement ends this Friday, March 31, 2023. “The only vendor that is ready and willing to deliver service to Jackson residents is Richard’s Disposal,” the organization writes.

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