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FEMA says too early to say when Mississippi water plant will be fixed

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FEMA Administrator Deanne Criswell said on Sunday there is no timeline for when residents of Jackson, Miss. will have access to drinkable water. Criswell visited Jackson on Friday along with the Biden administration's infrastructure director, Mitch Landrieu, and the city's mayor, Chokwe Antar Lumumba. Floodwaters knocked Jackson's O.B. Curtis Water Plant offline on Monday night, leaving most of the state capital without safe running water. Governor Tate Reeves declared a state of emergency for Jackson and surrounding communities.
3 months ago·Jackson, United States

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FEMA says too early to say when Mississippi water plant will be fixed

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FEMA administrator says there’s no timeline for when Jackson, Miss. will have access to water

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Administrator Deanne Criswell said on Sunday there is no timeline for when residents of the city of Jackson, Miss. will have access to drinkable water.  “…

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