In 2011 DeKalb County was placed under a federal consent decree to fix up its troubled sewer system.  Fast forward to June, the original deadline, and the job is very much not yet done.  In fact the county saw more than 30 sewage spills this month alone, totaling more than seven million gallons of sewage.  Gross, right?  Now the county is pushing for a revised consent plan that would add an additional 7.5 years to fix its issues, which are a danger to DeKalb nature and residents alike.  The updated agreement would also come with up to $1 million in fees and fines.  County officials have blamed the lack of progress on previous administrations, but from afar it looks like DeKalb’s sewage issues have the county SINKING…

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