Voice of the People
Maybe Kevin Nevers will do a report on the ethical and moral and legal
reasons for the rate increases that are required to stop the raw sewage
flowing into the creek, instead of just the controversy about the increased
I read his article and the next day saw the article about heavy rains
forcing the sewage to be put into the creek. The weather does not force
Chesterton to do this. The lack of planning does.
Maybe the Tribune can provide a public service and do a health related
series on the subject, or look at the Clean Water Act and do a law related
I now live in Michigan City and I am proud to say that Michigan City has won
USEPA awards for its treatment plant that is located on the shores of Trail
Creek and near Lake Michigan. We donít dump raw sewage into Trail Creek.
That is what the technology and law allowed in 1902, more than 100 years
ago, and Michigan City suffered a cholera outbreak. Surely Chesterton
can do this in 2006. I look at the luxurious homes being built all over
Porter County and I just donít get it. Where is the disconnect?
Joan F. Wiseman