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Veolia (Mexico Water District) Seeks to Stop Border Sewage Lawsuit at Monday Court Hearing! Community Support Needed!

Aug 11, 2018 03:13PM ● By Paul Spear

Veolia (Mexico Water District) Seeks to Stop Border Sewage Lawsuit at Monday Court Hearing! Community Support Needed! 

Said Imperial Beach City Councilman Mark West, "Veolia is trying to get the lawsuit dismissed. We need people from IB to come and support." If you can attend the court case it is suggested that you bring a sign and/or be creative so the judge gets your message. 

Veolia (the Mexico Water District serving Baja California, including Tijuana) has requested that IB's (and partners that joined) it’s No Border Sewage Lawsuit be Dismissed. On Monday, Judge: Jeffrey T. Miller, who is presiding on the case and will consider Viola's request to dismiss the lawsuit. 

This has been a long-running issue and story in Imperial Beach, so I am not going to go into all the details. but there are things you can do to help! But if you want to read more I will provide links at botto9m of the article.



There are 2 ways to help if you want to try and keep the lawsuit going. 
1. Attend Monday's Hearing, or
2. Send an email

If you would like to help, this is the information that you need:

1. Attend: 

The hearing is scheduled Monday, August 13th at the following location and information


Judge: Jeffrey T. Miller, Presiding 
Monday, August 13, 
2018, at 10 am. 
Place: Courtroom 5D To the Superior Court of California 
221 West Broadway
San Diego, CA 92101


2. Help via Email 
If 
you can't make it, you can still help by sending an email to
gabriela@surfridersd.org. She will get your message to litigators.

You can copy and paste the following info in the email:


Border Sewage Lawsuit Hearing Judge: Jeffrey T. Miller, Presiding 
Monday, August 13, 2018, at 10 am. 
Place: Courtroom 5D 
To the Superior Court of California 

Re: Imperial Beach vs the International Boundary and Water Commission and Viola Your Honor, I request this case go forward and not be dismissed so the people of Imperial Beach May be protected from dangerous contamination at the US/MX Border. Because this is an international issue, it is the responsibility of the International Boundary and Water Commission, a division of the United States Department of State, to address the issue and enforce the provisions of the Clean Water Act. 

Your Name
Your Address


IB & Regional Partners Sue Federal Agency Seeking Halt of U.S.-Mexico Border Sewage Spills


Breaking News: Port of San Diego and City of Chula Vista are Joining the City of IB to Demand that Federal Officials Take Immediate Action to halt the flow of Toxic Waste and Sewage from the Tijuana River to the Pacific Ocean 

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Paul Spear, Publisher, and Editor of Dig Imperial Beach 



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