[permaculture] Rainwater Harvesting - Maryland will implement a tax on property owners based on how much rainwater falls on their land.

carolyn anderson cschampagne at gmail.com
Sun Apr 14 11:48:34 EDT 2013


Agreed.  If you live in Maryland, you could start a petition on Change.org,
or Careto.com and see if you can engender support for your idea.

Best,
Carolyn


On Sun, Apr 14, 2013 at 9:59 AM, Alan Enzo <ecoenzo at gmail.com> wrote:

> *Maryland will implement a tax on property owners based on how much
> rainwater falls on their land. * [The tax will be calculated through
> satellite surveillance of people's
> property.]<
> http://www.breitbart.com/Big-Government/2013/04/10/Maryland-governor-taxes-rain
> >
>
>
> http://www.breitbart.com/Big-Government/2013/04/10/Maryland-governor-taxes-rain
>
>
> If this law is ever implemented, Permaculture Designers and land owners
> with Permaculture-designed-sites should *receive* checks from the
> government - because very little of our water ever makes it into storm
> drains, and the new tax is supposedly to cover the costs related to storm
> water management.
>
> Enzo
> --
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Carolyn


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