Water Department Cracks Down On Runoff Regulations

 

"Green City, Clean Waters is Philadelphia's plan to reduce storm water pollution now entering the sewer system through the use if green infrastructure." Images via phillywatersheds.org

Green City, Clean Waters is PWD’s plan to reduce storm water pollution entering the sewer system through the use of green infrastructure | Rendering: phillywatersheds.org

  • PlanPhilly speaks with luxury real estate broker-turned-City Councilman candidate, and likely victor, Allan Domb about his pet issue, the reform of delinquent tax collection policy. He would like Philly to embrace New York City’s mechanism of both buying and selling into a public trust of any one year’s most valuable liens. Domb estimates that while virtually all of the back taxes from Center City would be collectible, some 30-35% could be collected up front on average throughout the City.
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