June 18, 2023

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Commentary: Best time to prevent septic tank pollution is before the tank is installed

Sunday, June 18, 2023

This op-ed was written for the Post & Courier by Land. Water, Wildlife Program Director, Riley Egger and Charleston Waterkeeper Executive Director, Andrew Wunderley.     The writing is on the water: Outdated septic tank policies and regulatory inaction cost our coastal communities money, threaten our health and leave our waterways polluted. When septic tanks overflow into waterways due to lax regulations and requirements, our communities, environment and economies…

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