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Miller moves to drop ‘rain tax’ mandate, make counties show instead how they’re curbing pollution

Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller waded into the “rain tax” controversy Wednesday, offering his own bill to effectively repeal the mandate that Baltimore city and Maryland’s nine largest counties levy storm-water management fees on their property owners.

Instead, Miller would require those local governments to submit a report on how they plan to pay for storm-water pollution projects required of them by the federal government to help clean up the Chesapeake Bay.

Runoff from city and suburban streets, buildings and parking lots is a significant and growing source of pollution fouling the bay, federal officials have said. But the fees have generated vocal criticism.

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