Peg Lautenschlager meet Mr. Floatie

Mr. Floatie

“After a year of failed negotiations aimed at averting litigation, Wisconsin’s state Attorney General Peg Lautenschlager said Tuesday that she would sue the Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District for dumping about 1.5 billion gallons of untreated storm water and sanitary waste into local waterways in May 2004.”

Canadians are contending with an even greater disregard for the effects of municipal sewage dumping, and their cleanup advocate also tried campaigning as a candidate. Unfortunately Mr. Floatie, the Vancouver sewage activist, was wiped clean off the B.C. ballot.

People Opposed to Outfall Pollution (POOP) say, “Watch for him to keep popping up to talk about Victoria’s ongoing dumping of raw sewage into the ocean,” as they continue their ongoing efforts to build greater public awareness.

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