There is a letter to the editor in the newspaper today from Elizabeth Duda, Tega Cay Water Citizen Advisory Council.
She is asking the public to contact Gov. Nikki Haley, asking her to sign the "Chronic Sewage Overflow Bill" requiring repeat violators to fix their own problems. Sewage spills in S.C. go largely unchecked (ew!). This hurts water quality, creates health problems for people drinking and swimming in the water, and damages all our property values.
The bill, sitting on the governor's desk right now, institutes a systematic process for firms or municipalities to automatically fix the problem after detecting three significant spills in a 12-month period.
Governor Hailey's email addy:
It's the second letter on this page:
York County, SC | VOICE OF THE PEOPLE | Feb. 13, 2012 | The Herald - Rock Hill, SC
(http://www.heraldonline.com/2012/02/13/3736961/voice-of-the-people.html#storylink=cpy - broken link)
Catawba/LakeWylie experiences sewage spills and everyone stands around looking at it ... not my fault ... not mine! This Bill really affects all of us that live around/near and depend on the Catawba River.