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9.10.2012 Public Wastewater Treatment Hearing

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Wastewater Engineer Calls Hattiesburg City Council “Dumb and Dumber Political Leaders.”

A 2012 email obtained by the Hattiesburg Patriot depicts an engineer with Air Diffusion technologies at his wits end having...

Local Activist Thomas Blanton Drops Constitutional Hand Grenade on Groundworx and City in Motion to Intervene

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AUDIO: MDEQ regulator proves mayor, council, and engineers misled citizens while pushing unnecessary $140 million wastewater project on their community.

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Local Activist Thomas Blanton Drops Constitutional Hand Grenade on Groundworx and City in Motion to Intervene

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Carter Carroll on Groundworx, “I think $144 Million Dollars to take care the city our size sewer system is ridiculous!” Says other treatment “avenues”...

After attending a Concerned Citizens for Responsible Wastewater Presentation on April 17th, Councilman Carter Carroll pulled back from the $600 Million 30 year contract with Groundworx. Carroll said in his question and answer segment...

Wastewater Engineer Calls Hattiesburg City Council “Dumb and Dumber Political Leaders.”

A 2012 email obtained by the Hattiesburg Patriot depicts an engineer with Air Diffusion technologies at his wits end having to deal the Hattiesburg City Council's irresponsible wastewater decisions. The city council refused free...

City’s $600 Million 30 Year Contract with York’s Groundworx Puts Tremendous Hardship on Rate Payers

After review by independent attorneys advising a group of concerned citizens, one attorney called the contract "an annuity for Groundworx."  Another said Groundworx had "no skin in the game." Groundworx itemized each item that the...

Engineered to Fail, Racketeer Regulators, and the Poop Dupe

The City of Hattiesbug's wastewater problems began back in 2002 when something unheard of was done. The city of Hattiesburg's enginner Bennie Sellers and outside enginners Shows Dearmon and Waites Enginnering, failed to...

Political Possum: Gia Croom’s fainting spell foils $600,000,000 “Sewage Heist” Turning “Land App” into “Land Nap.”

As citizens were ordered to vacate citizen’s council quarters for a closed door executive session, Hattiesburg native Gia Croom fell out in the floor in what became a prolonged fainting spell, delaying the proceedings. First...

Mayor Johnny Dupree’s Poor Due Diligence in USA Yeast Agreement Led to Hattiesburg’s Stench

In 2001 Mayor Dupree signed an agreement with USA Yeast, to supply water to the factory as well as treat its waste. The agreement (embedded at the bottom), which led to our town smelling...

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