Re: Need some questions answered please
Posted by -- on 6/30/08
On 6/30/08, Jon wrote:
> I don't know if I am in the right aream but am hoping that
> someone could give me some assistance.
> I live in Arizona in an unicorporated area. We have a
> private water and sewgae company. This compnay recently had
> a major raw sewage spill of over 10,000 gallons, which
> eruopted into peoples back yards, in the community streets,
> etc. This is not the first time this has happened. A little
> girl contatced ecoli due to the last spill. The city East
> of us was looking into purchasing this water compnay but
> they backed out (they paid over $300,000.00 of tax payers
> money for the investigative study) the local newspaper sked
> to see the report but the town and the water company said
> no. The newspapr had to take it to court as this report
> being paid with by tax paeyers money should be public
> knowledge. The newspaper one and the court ordered the
> report to be released to the public. Well the report was
> not good, as the nitrate levels are well above the Federal
> guidelinds, it also showed above limits of fecal matter in
> the drinking water as well as Copper. Well the community
> held a rally when the water company was putting on a
> customer appreciation, two women were served with a summons
> to appear in court. The water company said they said libel
> things against the company. All they did was organize the
> rally, made some signs with picutres of water bottles and
> posted on the bottles were the EPA report, along with that
> they put tootsie rools in the water. These are very good
> friends of mine, as well as members of the community who
> has to drink this water,and the one lady had 2" of fecal
> contaminated water in her back yard. It was all over the
> news and in the papers here.
> My question is, do these two fine ladies have anything to
> worry about. How can it be libel if what they said was true
> as all they did was repeat what the EPA reports said. I
> thank you in advance for your attention to this post.
I wish I was licensed to practice in AZ. I would take the
case on a contingency basis (cut of any settlement) or maybe
even pro bono (for free).
I have no doubt that these ladies will attract representation
from some AZ attorney. Get their story out to the media.
Posts on this thread, including this one
- Need some questions answered please , 6/30/08, by Jon.
- Re: Need some questions answered please , 6/30/08, by --.
- Re: Need some questions answered please , 3/18/09, by Jon.
- Re: Need some questions answered please , 3/19/09, by --.
- Re: Need some questions answered please , 3/19/09, by Jon.