Making Green Stick; Influencing Decision Makers toward LID Solutions

Making Green Stick; Influencing Decision Makers toward LID Solutions

There had been very few regulated point source discharges and other storm-water controls in the watershed up to this point, but in 2009 that changed. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency exercised a provision in the Clean Water Act, known as Residual Designation Authority (RDA), which requires storm-water permits for designated discharges in the Long Creek watershed. The resulting permits, a collaboration between US E.P.A. and Department of Environmental Protection, require “an operator of property… to obtain a Maine Pollutant Discharge Elimination System permit” for any property in the Long Creek watershed with one or more acres of impervious cover. This precedent-setting use of the RDA provision led to the establishment of the Long Creek Watershed Management District. It also led to a corresponding annual Impervious Cover fee. This, in turn, has led to the Long Creek...

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