San Diego Residents Face 6 Years In Prison For Washing Their Car

snipe 2012/11/14 18:24:20

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
officials begin
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
and streams.

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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  • Cat 2012/11/18 01:43:05
    The entire US west is a water shortage disaster waiting to happen. The Peoples Republic of California should be using huge seawater desalinization plants like Israel and Saudi Arabia do.
  • realist 2012/11/17 23:47:30
    Lol, rape will become more common then clean cars now.
  • nails 2012/11/16 02:32:37
    They can become the poster people for following the law or laughing at it
  • JOHNNY 2012/11/15 12:32:50
    This is crazy !!!
  • redhorse29 2012/11/15 07:18:53
    Very interesting. We do not have prison space or budget now. What does the state propose to do about funding this folly?
  • sglmom 2012/11/15 05:33:14
    What the?

    SO GLAD I don't ever have to go back there again ..
    couldn't imagine being stationed there ..
    and NOT going to the Base Self-Serve Car Wash Area on a regular basis ..
    not being able to just keep the vehicles clean ..
    (let's see how that goes .. people like to keep their lawns green ..
    (as in real green) .. NOT PLASTIC and fake!)
  • 3414503 2012/11/15 04:40:19
  • WhereIsAmerica? ~PWCM~JLA 2012/11/15 03:57:05
    WhereIsAmerica? ~PWCM~JLA
    Nanny states are going to be the death of this country.
  • jimmy WhereIs... 2012/11/15 14:13:25
    yea especially califorina.
  • Augure3VI 2012/11/15 02:51:02 (edited)
  • snipe Augure3VI 2012/11/15 03:31:24
    As usual you didn't read the article. If you had you would have noticed a link to the local Newspaper that broke the story. That Paper is the main source for the story and the source all the others are using. Now, go find the link, it's really not that hard. Hint: It's highlighted in blue!
  • Augure3VI snipe 2012/11/15 05:44:39 (edited)
  • snipe Augure3VI 2012/11/15 18:16:56
    Whatever...carry on!
  • CMackle... Augure3VI 2012/11/16 18:50:27
    CMackley ~POTL~PWCM~JLA
    A mainstream newpaper in Cali? You've got to be kidding me. The media in Cali is even more leftwing than the rest of the country which is mostly left to begin with.
  • Augure3VI CMackle... 2012/11/17 03:03:57 (edited)
  • CMackle... Augure3VI 2012/11/19 19:36:56
    CMackley ~POTL~PWCM~JLA
    Over 80% of all US media is biased to the left because nearly all media outlets are owned by huge corporations that are also left.

    The far left has infiltrated the media and the educational systems of this country far beyond what most people realize. It's all part of their plan, and it's working.

  • Augure3VI CMackle... 2012/11/20 00:46:29
  • CMackle... Augure3VI 2012/11/20 03:08:10
  • Augure3VI CMackle... 2012/11/20 10:50:39
  • CMackle... Augure3VI 2012/11/26 18:50:55
    CMackley ~POTL~PWCM~JLA
    No one wants nuclear war and the UN has become a joke.
  • Augure3VI CMackle... 2012/11/27 01:07:39
  • CMackle... Augure3VI 2012/11/30 19:29:39
    CMackley ~POTL~PWCM~JLA
    Screw the UN. It's been taken over by whackos. They actually have countries with the worst records of human right abuses IN CHARGE of human rights. Then they send delegations from countries with terrible voter fraud and rigged elections to oversee OUR election! The UN is even trying to overide our constitution by making the 2nd amendment void with their gun ban treaty. The UN can eff off.
  • ed 2012/11/15 00:22:41
    I would say that the government is getting way out of hand,no wonder states want to get away from big government.
  • chicagosjentleone 2012/11/15 00:13:22
    They are broke, what better way is there to get cash flow coming into the state? Fine people who wash their cars.

    I found out in a chicago suburb that you can't feed the birds anything, no bird seed or stale bread because it attracts rats. You will be fined 500 for feeding birds. What a joke!

    Great times, more and more states that are broke will be doing these kind of things.
  • Walt chicago... 2012/11/15 04:10:11
    I'd never wash my car. People would swear I was driving around a large clod of mud.
  • terrabytes 2012/11/15 00:02:53
    You get what you vote for. Enjoy.
  • Flamdingo 2012/11/14 23:47:18
    Hey its a great idea I think we need more regulations like these everywhere keep them coming eventually Americans might wake up and see the light. On second thought based on the recent Election probably not.
  • seadog6608PWCM 2012/11/14 23:22:27
  • Ozzyboy seadog6... 2012/11/15 02:16:16
    He also has his boot on your neck.
  • rebel.girl 2012/11/14 23:16:44
    oh good grief.... I think California has bigger issues that they need to focus on!!
  • texasred 2012/11/14 23:05:17
    Just another reason to move out of California and give it to the idiot libs.
  • Aqua Surf BTO-t-BCRA-F 2012/11/14 21:38:31 (edited)
    Aqua Surf BTO-t-BCRA-F
    I feel like someone is going to say April fool, only it's November. Is this a frigging joke?!
  • snipe Aqua Su... 2012/11/14 23:02:34
    I don't think it's a joke.
  • AL 2012/11/14 21:25:13
    Welcome to Obamas Communist States of American! Just another out come of elections!
  • Walt 2012/11/14 20:58:49
    Why in hell would anyone want to live in San Diego?
  • RJ~PWCM~JLA 2012/11/14 20:50:25
    Good for them! They voted for Socialist dictatorship, and they've gotten exactly what they voted for.

    I wish them all the best, and hope they're very happy with their choice!
  • Soapstone 2012/11/14 20:43:51
    When you take into consideration that these same idiots probably voted for most all of the liberal moonbats that started all this, I could care less if they go to jail.
  • CMackley ~POTL~PWCM~JLA 2012/11/14 20:32:32
  • Beat Magnum True Hero 2012/11/14 20:29:06
    Beat Magnum True Hero
    Anyone who doesn't clean up after their dog should be flogged in public.
  • Walt Beat Ma... 2012/11/14 21:00:14
    I'll get my dog to poop in your yard! Hahaha! (Of course, I will have to buy a dog first.)

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