'Coastal elites' just sent wrong message in Sewall's Point sewer fight

Article Posted on December 8, 2017

By: Gil Smart, Treasure Coast Newspapers

See, this is why we can't have nice things.

I've been in Martin County for two years, and every day I'm getting a little closer to understanding why our biggest problem — the perpetually fouled waters — never gets solved.

It's the deep-pocketed interests that favor the status quo, yes. But some of the culprits, I think, lurk in the mirror.

Dateline, Sewall's Point: Late last month, the town commission, after two unanimous votes to move ahead with septic-to-sewer conversions in two neighborhoods and a string of businesses, reversed course and pulled the plug…

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