[permaculture] Fwd: Oregon criminalizes permaculture - rainwater collection illegal - violators sent to jail

georg parlow g.parlow at gmx.at
Mon Jul 30 05:21:44 EDT 2012

Is it really that bad in the US?
> The State of Oregon has declared war on sustainable living and self- 
> reliance by criminalizing rainwater collection. A man who owns 170  
> acres of land is now being sent to jail and fined over $1500 for the  
> "crime" of "stealing water from the state" by collecting rainwater  
> on his own land!
> This is not a joke. It's yet another example of runaway collectivism  
> that is fast spreading across America.
> Importantly, if Oregon can claim ownership of the rainwater that  
> falls on your land, the state could also outlaw solar panels by  
> claiming "sunlight photons" are the property of the state, too!
> Read my coverage of this breaking story at:
> http://www.naturalnews.com/036615_Oregon_rainwater_permaculture.html

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