EPA Mandates “Rain Tax” For Maryland Residents

A few years ago, the EPA ordered Maryland to raise money in order to fund a $14.8 billion project to cut down on stormwater runoff flowing into the Chesapeake Bay. Their stated goal was to bring nitrogen levels in the bay down by 22% and phosphorous levels down by 15%. So, Maryland politicians came up with a scheme to finance the EPA-mandated project. Since governments are typically incapable of cutting unnecessary and wasteful programs that would free up revenue to be spent on these kinds of Read more […]