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The Religious Institutions Valuing Environmental Responsibility (RIVER) coalition is working to address the unjust Clean River Impervious Area Charge (CRIAC) which is an unfair and unreasonable fee that is being applied illogically and in a manner that is destructive to the Washington, D.C. community. This fee is rising exponentially each year until 2030 and is threatening to put houses of worship and non-profit organizations out of business. The National Arboretum pays $400,000 per year, even though it is not part of the storm drain system.
To join the RIVER coalition follow this link.
Jodie Fleischer of NBC4 Did extensive and labor intensive investigative reports: For the best explanations of the issue: