Trump at Joint Base Andrews: "What these guys, Democrats, are doing to this country is a disgrace. And it shouldn't be allowed. There should be a law of stopping it. Maybe legally, through the courts. But they're going to tie up this country. We can't talk about gun regulations." pic.twitter.com/bYPkVcxyok— Aaron Rupar (@atrupar) September 26, 2019
“The EPA is aware of the growing homelessness crisis developing in major California cities, including Los Angeles and San Francisco, and the impact of this crisis on the environment,” Wheeler said in the letter to Newsom.
“Indeed, press reports indicate that ‘piles of human feces’ on sidewalks and streets in these cities are becoming all too common,” he added.
He said the EPA is worried about the environmental impact of what it said was untreated human waste being washed into the Pacific and San Francisco Bay.
Wheeler threatened federal intervention and gave the state 30 days to respond in writing to his complaints.
The EPA also said drinking water in several cities has been found to have levels of arsenic, lead or radioactive substances above established health limits.