Blue Water Blog - Rain Tax

News, notes and thoughts from Blue Water Baltimore.



Support the Stormwater Fee in Three Minutes or Less

· by

In the Maryland legislative session that starts today, there will undoubtedly be hearings on a variety of bills seeking to weaken, delay or even repeal the stormwater fee. But addressing Baltimore’s urban polluted runoff problem can’t wait, so we need to…

Rain is Not the Problem. Pavement is the Problem.

· by

Can you imagine a city without impervious surfaces? Actually, engineers call them “impervious surfaces”. People in Baltimore know them as streets, sidewalks, parking lots, and roofs. These hard surfaces make urban and suburban life possible, but they also cause big…