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  • Seattle plant failure dumps millions of gallons of sewage

    March 26, 2017 11:38 AM

    SEATTLE - Millions of gallons of raw sewage and untreated runoff have poured into Puget Sound since Washington state's largest sewage treatment plant experienced equipment failures that forced it to stop fully treating Seattle's waste. The county-run facility has been hobbling along at about half-capacity since the Feb. 9 electrical... more »
  • Coroner: Suspected sewage plant drowning victim died of heart attack

    June 14, 2016 10:36 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The autopsy of a man who died at a Baton Rouge area wastewater treatment facility has revealed a heart condition as the cause of death, according to the East Baton Rouge Coroner's Office. 57-year-old Michael Preston was pronounced dead at the scene on Saturday afternoon at... more »
  • Coroner IDs man who drowned at wastewater treatment plant

    June 13, 2016 12:30 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Investigators have released the name of a man who drowned at a Gardere area sewage treatment plant on Saturday afternoon. Police identified the individual as Michael Preston, and said an autopsy will be performed on the man at 1:30 p.m. The additional circumstances surround Preston’s death... more »
  • West Feliciana sewer system nears completion

    April 19, 2013 10:08 AM

    ST. FRANCISVILLE - A $3.8 million project to provide sewer service to a rural area of West Feliciana Parish is nearing completion after a struggle of more than 10 years. Contractors and parish employees tested the sewage treatment portion of the project on Thursday. The new system will serve... more »
  • Metro Council to talk about neighborhood buyout again

    January 8, 2013 10:10 PM

    BATON ROUGE- City leaders will discuss a possible buyout for people who live near a wastewater plant in the northern part of Baton Rouge Wednesday. People in University Heights, a neighborhood near Scenic Highway, have said the plant stinks and has ruined their quality of life. The Baton... more »

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