Mexico pledges to fight cross-border sewage spills

Mexico says it will rehabilitate five pumping stations in the border city of Tijuana to prevent cross-border sewage spills that have angered U.S. communities in the San Diego area.

The Foreign Relations Department said Wednesday the two countries “are in talks to sign a bilateral agreement that will establish commitments” on the issue.

The department said both countries “will commit resources to address the issue in a coordinated manner.”

In 2018, local governments in the San Diego area sued a U.S. agency over the spills.

Imperial Beach, Chula Vista and the Port of San Diego sued the . . .

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