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Badly needed fixes to Tijuana’s wastewater system — which recently leaked millions of gallons of raw sewage into the Pacific Ocean, fouling beaches as far north as
SAN DIEGO, Calif. – Hundreds packed the Clairemont High School auditorium Monday night for the fourth town hall meeting held by Rep. Scott Peters (D-CA 52).
Many in attendance raised their voices about a number of topics, including immigration, President Donald Trump, but mostly health care.
“We’re speaking up for what we believe in,” said Gigi Gonzalez.
Following the Trump administration’s latest issuance of an executive order once again suspending the refugee resettlement program, blocking family reunification after years of separation and further endangering lives, a broad array of community members has risen up in defense of our new neighbors and their families now torn apart.
California Democratic Rep. Scott Peters, one of the newest members of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, landed his first job out of college at U.S. EPA during the tail end of the Carter administration.
The massive sewage spill on the Tijuana River in Mexico that fouled South County beaches may have been significantly larger than first estimated, although it’s unclear how regulators arrived at the new figure.
Democrat Scott Peters, a former environmental lawyer, represents a majority Anglo district in San Diego not far from the Mexican border and Tijuana.
It is one of the most popular perks taking hold in corporate America, and soon employers everywhere could be incentivized to help their workers pay down student loans.
Lawmakers, regulators and environmental groups in San Diego County are calling on federal officials to investigate a massive sewage spill in the Tijuana River that some people believe Mexico may have intentionally caused and then refused to explain much about it.
Congresswoman Susan Davis (D-San Diego) in a statement said, "the president's attempt at unifying the nation fell flat. The divisive rhetoric he has used over the past years is not going to be healed by a few words in a speech."