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By David A. Clarke Jr.
Planning for the last attack doesn't make Americans safer
Topic - Alison Prost
Maryland lawmakers created quite a stir earlier this month once they passed the "Impervious Surfaces" tax, or Rain Tax that basically charges residents for rainwater. Now, the group in favor of the push is explaining why the tax is needed.
"Homeowners can reduce their fee, like putting in a rain garden, putting in a rain barrel, or maybe detaching a few downspouts," she said.
"All residents of maryland are a pollution source," she replied. "Everyone wants to point the finger at some other source that's going to solve the problem. It's going to take all of us collectively, rolling up our sleeves, and also taking responsibility for the choices that we make. This is one way for Maryland residents to own up to the pollution they contribute."