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Will clear answers come from Seattle's wastewater disaster?
City Inside/Out Local Issues: Wastewater Woes

Millions of gallons of raw sewage and untreated runoff poured into the Puget Sound when the West Point Wastewater Treatment Plant malfunctioned in February. Now, the sewage treatment plant - Washington state's largest - is only partially treating dirty water before discharging it into the sound. What went wrong? What's being done to fix this environmental disaster? Will taxpayers see a big rate hike? Will clear answers come from the catastrophic event?

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