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Three years later, supervisors may revisit plan to raise funds for stormwater projects

Three years later, supervisors may revisit plan to raise funds for stormwater projects

Three years ago, an attempt to raise money for regional projects to capture and treat stormwater went nowhere.

Homeowners, businesses and school districts opposed the proposed parcel fee, and Los Angeles County supervisors killed a proposed initiative before it could go to voters in a countywide mail-only ballot for property owners.

Now, with heightened attention on water supplies and flood control as a result of the drought and El Niño, some local officials and activists want to try again.

Environmentalists and public officials have talked about trying another countywide ballot measure next year to pay for stormwater capture infrastructure, county Supervisor...

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