Thursday afternoon at St. Petersburg City Hall, City Council voted to settle a lawsuit with the environmental organizations that sued the city in the wake of the city’s well-documented sewage crisis. The settlement will conclude a saga that began in 2015, when the city released up to one billion gallons of sewage – up to 200 million of which were dumped into Tampa Bay.
All City Council members in attendance voted unanimously to approve the settlement.
When demand for a commodity is high and supply is low, providers usually just raise the price. That pushes demand down. But when that commodity is water - an essential for human life - those pricing rules don't apply. Or do they?
If you've ever had the pleasure of attending Creative Mornings, you've likely heard Segall's quirky antics from the stage. If you haven't, you should. Even when the lecture topics get heavy, Segall brings a lighthearted presence and endearing comic relief.