Skip to comments.Trump To Slap SF With Notice Of Environmental Violation
Posted on 09/18/2019 11:46:32 PM PDT by Helicondelta
The Trump administration plans to deliver a notice of environmental violation to San Francisco over its homelessness problem.
President Trump said late Wednesday the notice would come from the Environmental Protection Agency. He said waste, specifically used needles, in storm sewers is contributing to ocean pollution.
He added: They have to clean it up. We cant have our cities going to hell.
In a statement, San Francisco Mayor London Breed said the city has a sewer system that runs effectively, keeping debris from reaching the Bay or the Pacific Ocean.
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This is satire, right?
You wont find that in a travel brochure.
I’d like to see this guy who does SF sewer clean-up and messes around with needles in the system. Personally, even at $5,000 a day for pay....I wouldn’t do the job.
I would cite them for untreated human waste in the storm systems polluting the sea.
Poor poor fishies...they breathe that shite.
Fine them 1,000,000 a day for each violation.
I had the same thought, the human waste was running into the Pacific untreated, so have the EPA under the Clean Water Act sue San Francisco as a source polluter.
“the city has a sewer system that runs effectively, keeping debris from reaching the Bay or the Pacific Ocean”.
Trump Karma is a ___________!
Clean sewer deniers
As one who grew up in a family that constructed municipal water and sewer and stormwater works
You are correct
There is no filtration of that which runs down streets and into gutters
It goes to rivers and oceans in rain
And often intermingles with sewerage since rainwater infiltrates sanitary sewer during downpours causing it to overflow into storm water systems
Like when folks see a manhole lid bubbling over...
Thats toilet and dishwater mixed with rainwater running over
Plus sewer treatment plants cant handle max flow in sanitary trunk lines and have to divert most to river or bay
Its just how it is
In a typical costly example of hypocrisy municipalities today often require business owner parking lots to have detention ponds and weirs with traps and settling tanks for runoff
But not at govt parking lots or govt or public pavement
Like they do everything ...
Force us to yet they dont comply
> Mayor London Breed said the city has a sewer system that runs effectively
So the ocean is safe - only the people are exposed to contamination. Great.
Blows my mind that these ASSHATS are so worried about climate change YET people pooping in the streets, rats running everywhere filth and garbage EVERYWHERE is no problem at all!!! These Libs are truly just insane without one lick of common sense!!! They dont even SEE the hypocrisy in ALL that they say and do!!!
Environmentalist are typically the dirties and messiest people which is why the sh^t in the streets ending up in the water ways didn’t bother them.
They should be fined bigtime for that. Everyday, several hundred thousand dollars. Retroactively, natch. Our county had to move the yard waste site, due to possibility of flooding. Leaves could get in the river don’tcha know. Also storm drain tile footings in older homes had to modify them at owner expense.
Give them exactly what they dish out, good and hard. Then give ‘em some more, so they get the message. Maybe.
It’s a knee slapper alright. Infected needles, human feces... and they probably want to recycle waste water for human consumption to expand the cane toad habitat or something like that.
How about slapping them with a civil rights lawsuit? I can’t exactly think of a cause of action off the top of my head, an IANAL, but it’s time for the geese to meet the ganders.
California has a water runoff law. Any industrial or commercial activity has to be completely covered to prevent contamination of the runoff water. Anyone operating an industrial or commercial enterprise is subject to this law. You have to file with the state every year showing the slope of your property and where water runs, and subject to inspection. We had no issues at our place of work but of course an inspector isn’t doing his job if he doesn’t find something to write up. So he told us to install an industrial sponge by the door “just in case” there is some kind of spillage that may potentially leak out into the driveway.
Cars are exempt, but if you do any work outdoors or in the parking lots or back lots or store anything outdoors you have to show how it won’t cause contaminant to run off into the sewers. I wonder if municipalities and states are exempt?
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