San Diego Residents Face 6 Years In Prison For Washing Their Car
San Diegans could face 6 years in prison and fines of $100,000
dollars a day for
washing their car in the driveway or failing to pick up dog poop under new
EPA-mandated environmental regulations related to water quality.
Although residents of the city are forced to drink toxic waste in
their water supply in the form of sodium fluoride, measures imposed as a
consequence of the Environmental Protection Agency’s Clean Water Act would turn
the most mundane of activities into a criminal offense.
“California’s latest experiment in faith-based policymaking is
being unleashed today on the San Diego public, as regional water-quality
hearings on new regulations that seem crafted to turn most owners of a car,
house or dog into criminals within a decade or so. We wish we were
exaggerating,” reports the North County Times.
“Under the draft rules, ordinary homeowners may face six years in prison and
fines of $100,000 a day if they are deemed serial offenders of such new crimes
as allowing sprinklers to hit the pavement, washing a car in the driveway, or,
conceivably, failing to pick up dog poop promptly from their own backyards, let
alone the sidewalk.”
The regulations will be enforced with the aid of a 24-hour telephone snitch
line which residents of San Diego, south Orange and southwest Riverside counties
can use to report on their neighbors for violating the new code.
The new rules could even force firefighters to collect the water they use to
douse burning buildings.
The regulations are being passed under the justification of
minimizing the bacteria Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL) that runs into rivers
The regulations about to be foisted upon San Diegans are merely a
taste of the kind of big government tyranny and control freak micromanagement we
can expect to see unleashed against Americans under the guise of
environmentalism when real environmental issues like toxic waste being added to
the water supply are completely ignored.
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