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Arlington bans charity carwashes due to pollution
WTOP103.5 ^ | 6/9/14

Posted on 06/10/2014 6:27:54 PM PDT by Impala64ssa

Edited on 06/10/2014 6:55:44 PM PDT by Sidebar Moderator. [history]

ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) -- Arlington is cracking down on charity carwashes under new state storm water permits that could also affect activity elsewhere.

The Washington Post ( ) reports Boy Scouts from Troop 162 in Arlington were planning a carwash fundraiser for a weeklong canoe trip this summer. But their scoutmaster heard about new regulations, and their plans changed.

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; Government; News/Current Events; US: Virginia
KEYWORDS: arlington; ecoparanoia
In light of the b!tch-slapping Cantor just got, is there anyone with a big enough pair to study the enviro impact of illegal immigration? When it comes to our "fragile", precious planet, there must be no Sacred Cows, right? (asking so rhetorically)
1 posted on 06/10/2014 6:27:54 PM PDT by Impala64ssa
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To: Impala64ssa

Dirt on your car is not “pollution”, and neither is soap. Both can go untreated into rivers or streams without harming the environment.

2 posted on 06/10/2014 6:37:20 PM PDT by Telepathic Intruder (The only thing the Left has learned from the failures of socialism is not to call it that)
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To: Telepathic Intruder

True, in fact I’m helping out the local plant life every time I clean the bird crap off my cars.

3 posted on 06/10/2014 6:39:31 PM PDT by Impala64ssa (You call me an islamophobe like it's a bad thing.)
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To: Impala64ssa


Trash on the southern border
Trash on the southern border
UPDATED: Tue, JUL 5th 2011 @ 5:51 pm EDT
Some of the devastating environmental impacts of illegal immigration through these protected areas include:

The Park Service has closed the ohono O’odham Indian Reservation, Organ Pipe National Monument, and Buenos Aires Wildlife Refuge due to the “unacceptable level of risk to the public and staff” from the “high level of illegal activity going on.”


An estimated more than 2,000 tons of trash is discarded annually in Arizona’s borderlands.
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) estimates that illegal aliens dumped more than 25 million pounds of trash in the Arizona desert between 1999 and 2005—that is almost 2,100 tons of trash each year. See report and pictures.
The accumulation of disintegrating toilet paper, human feces, and rotting food has become a health and safety issue for residents of and visitors to some of these areas, and is threatening water supplies in some areas.
Birds and mammals, some endangered, die when they eat or become entangled in the trash.
In 2002 in southern Arizona, illegal aliens were suspected of having caused at least eight major wildfires that burned 68,413 acres (Illegal Immigrants Tied to Costly Wildfires Associated Press, Dateline Tucson, Arizona, September 9, 2002).
In May of 2007, illegal aliens set at least five fires in the Coronado National Forest over a 10-day period in an effort to burn out Border Patrol agents conducting a law enforcement operation in the area (Illegals using fire to clear border. Washington Times, June 18, 2007).

Illegal Roads and Abandoned Vehicles

By early 2004, the Chief Ranger at Organ Pipe estimated that illegal aliens and smugglers had created 300 miles of illegal roads and “thousands of miles of illegal trails.”
More than 30 abandoned vehicles are removed from Organ Pipe alone each year.
Since its creation in 2000, more than 50 illegal roads have been created in the Ironwood Forest National Monument, and more than 600 vehicles are abandoned there each year.
There are an estimated 20-25 abandoned vehicles in the Cabeza Prieta NWR at any given time.
An estimated 180 miles of illegal roads were created in Cabeza Prieta between 2002 and 2006.
Declining Wildlife Populations

According to the Fish and Wildlife Service, mass illegal immigration is a likely contributing factor in the dramatic 79 percent decline in the U.S. Sonoran pronghorn population between 2000 and 2002.

These are just a few examples of the massive environmental destruction being caused by rampant illegal immigration in southern Arizona. Similar damage is being done to remote, fragile lands in California, New Mexico, and Texas.

4 posted on 06/10/2014 6:56:13 PM PDT by doug from upland (Obama and the leftists - destroying our country one day at a time)
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To: Impala64ssa

Jeff Sessions is the only major GOP official that I can think of who is good on immigration.

5 posted on 06/10/2014 6:58:27 PM PDT by Pelham (If you do not deport it is amnesty by default.)
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To: Telepathic Intruder

I live in Arlington, a Democrat-Marxist lite 5 percenter (i.e. rich, white liberals) once nice Peoples Republic. The Democrats (none of whom are poor) have spent so much money on illegal immigrants that the rest of the original inhabitants are reduced to getting crumbs, if at that.

They wasted $200,000 + (US taxpayers shovelled out $800,000) for a MILLION dollar heated concrete bus stop that didn’t work. The cover didn’t cover the people awaiting the buses. AND THEY WANT ANOTHER 12 OF THEM.

Near the Million Dollar Bus stop is a new condo/high rise building, starting at $500,000 up to $800,000.

Yep. Us poor, longtime Arlingtonians, white and black, sure are going to rush right up and plunk down that kind of money (in our fucking winning the lottery dreams).

It is a new protected castle for the white liberal Democrats who don’t want to live with the working people who they are driving out of house and home with ever rising housing assessments. They trick you by saying that they are lowering the tax rate but they make it up and more by raising the house value assessments.

We just got an Independent elected to the County Board and I predict that we will get more in the future as even some honest liberals are awakening to what Gov. Mini-thug Marxist McAuliff and his asskissing liberals are trying to do to our state.

FIrst they came for the lemonade stands and we said nothing.
Then they came for the “car washes” and we said nothing.
Next they came for our guns. Then we said something.

Liberalism: A disease for all seasons. Especially rampant in and near Wash. D.C.

Marxist governor of Maryland O’Malley
Democrat Thug Gov. of Virginia, McAulliff
Va. Attorney General who refuses to enforce the laws he doesn’t like. Gee, where have we heard that before?
DC. - Corrupt, incompetent, all Democrat/parasites
Rep. Gerald Connelly (D-Va, Fairfax, once that country’s resident psycho-fascist). Still a psychofascist, just at a higher pay grade, on the taxpayer’s dime.
Sen. Warner - wimp of the year.
Sen. Tim Kaine - one of the worst governors in modern Virginia history. Low education voters and rich white liberals with guilty consciences got him in. Just goes to show that stupidity effects all kinds of people
Sen. Ben Cardin (D-Md). Came from a well to do/honest liberal family and then went Left from there (but no brains, just BS).
Sen. Barbara Mikulski (D-Md). Knows the political game but a mental midget re reality. Maryland low education voters again, aided by rich white liberals, again. Baltimore, still a shithole.

Prince Georges County - cesspool. Crime reports often take up four tabloid sized newspaper pages.
Montgomery County - Great for the 5 percenter white liberals and leftists, but new home to thousands of illegals (hey, who are the white liberals going to get to cut their grass? They won’t do their own lawns - too dirty).

Alexandria, Va. If you are white and well off, a great place to live. If you are black, tough shit. Projects for you, except for Route 1, a mixture of nice homes, a trailer park (actually a nice one), and illegals all over the place. Lots of crime down Route 1. Last Roy Roger’s hamburger place around. Great roast beef sandwiches.

Arlington is a microcosm (as is Fairfax County) of what happens when wealthy whites take over and tax the crap out of you. I was condo-ed out twice (assessed townhouses at $450,000 had a few minor repairs made and started to sell at $100,000 +. Again poor and sick people forced out for the most part. We fought and got some housing for the dying).

Won’t go into what is happening in the schools. Common Core is spreading like a jock rash but parents are beginning to fight back. It is our children and grandchildren’s futures that are at stake.

Car washes!. If you wash a car in your driveway, the soap and chlorinated water and oil and gasoline and grease still go down the street into sewer drains.

We do have some really dumbassed stupid officials in Arlington and the Virginia Government, and it is getting worse the more Dems are elected.

There is a storm arising from the Middle Class, or what is left of it, and it is going to be a powerful storm, hopefully sweeping the marxists and elitists out of office and into a regular job. It is going to be led by working class whites and blacks and the older Hispanic community who was well integrated into society.

Also Iraq/Afghani veterans are joining the political fray.

We may have lost the lemonade stands but the Battle of the Car Washes might just be our Lexington and Concord.

Stay tuned for reports from the Front!

6 posted on 06/10/2014 7:44:19 PM PDT by MadMax, the Grinning Reaper
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To: Impala64ssa

Arlington, is said to be the most liberal place in Virginia. As Rush says liberalism is truly a disease. Now we need a fence placed around the place.

7 posted on 06/10/2014 8:16:02 PM PDT by Carry me back
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To: MadMax, the Grinning Reaper

Do the R’s have a GOOD candidate to run for Congress against (apparently) Beyer?

Sure you have seen all the local ads from Beyer running ON oBomaScare.

Another candidate in that race (LEVINE?) ran on his ‘love’ for Pocahontas Warren and Barney Frank...sounds like another NE Carpet Bagger to me...

At least they aren’t ‘masking’ what they are— SOCIALIST, LIBERALS.

8 posted on 06/10/2014 8:43:34 PM PDT by xrmusn ((6/98)"Better to keep your enemies inside peeing out, rather than keep them outside, peeing in.".)
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