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Paul Sarbanes

Letters: Stormwater program; Gullible citizens; Establishment; Crownsville study

Letters: Stormwater program; Gullible citizens; Establishment; Crownsville study

Stormwater program The April 6 Anne Arundel County Council public hearing on a bill to phase out the county's stormwater program filled the council chambers with Riverkeepers, residents, property managers and environmental representatives. The crowd included 50 citizens who had asked to testify why they opposed changing the county's stormwater fees. Citing the urgent need for — and growing success of — the current bay cleanup program financed by the fees, the citizens were well-prepared with compelling research, data, economic benefits and personal experiences demonstrating the value of continuing current and planned stormwater cleanup programs. I was amazed and...

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