Care to offer a different proposal? (nm)
Mon Sep 4, 2017 6:49pm

  • Taxation was the proposed solution...Sprout, Mon Sep 4 4:57pm
    Not my proposal, but the proposal we have been discussing. Care to offer a different proposal? One that WOULD in some way not only prevent construction on flood prone lands, but ALSO ensure that real ... more
    • Care to offer a different proposal? (nm) — Jeeves, Mon Sep 4 6:49pm
      • I don't have a problem making it moreSprout, Tue Sep 5 9:05am
        expensive for the poor. So I have no problem with taxation as the method. I also look at solutions like El Paso used which required a builder to build ponding areas if he/she was going to pave over... more
        • Okay, then we agreeJeeves, Tue Sep 5 9:13am
          Wetlands should be protected by the government. The exact means of doing so is still to be determined.
      • In my area where flooding is fairly common...HeavyHemi, Mon Sep 4 7:13pm
        They have actually started buying out homesteads that have repeatedly flooded. Most are those built within the last 40 to 50 years...when apparently, the area collectively had amnesia regarding the... more