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Posted at 11:00 AM ET, 08/ 5/2010

Port-a-pottie reprieve in Montgomery

By Washington Post editors

Montgomery County Parks Director Mary Bradford, in a letter obtained by The Washington Examiner, told County Council President Nancy Floreen that her department will spare more than 80 rental port-a-potties that were planned to be scrapped to save $155,000.

Parks officials were going to eliminate all portable toilets at county parks. But Montgomery County residents overwhelmingly opposed the decision, calling it unsafe, unsanitary and inexcusable for one of the nation's wealthiest communities.

The department now concedes the backlash helped keep the commodes.

Read more about Montgomery's port-a-potties from The Washington Examiner.

By Washington Post editors  | August 5, 2010; 11:00 AM ET
Categories:  Maryland  
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This is a load of poop.

Posted by: bs2004 | August 5, 2010 11:42 AM | Report abuse


That will now be properly collected and disposed of, thank goodness!

Posted by: Raiche58 | August 5, 2010 12:38 PM | Report abuse

yay, paid for by your dogs and their dog park use. What happens when the dogs stop going to dog parks?

Posted by: ewong228 | August 5, 2010 2:53 PM | Report abuse

Wow - One of the richest counties in the country cannot afford a pot to p-ss in.

Posted by: ThrityYearResident | August 5, 2010 3:19 PM | Report abuse

@ ThrityYearResident: That was PERFECT! LOL!

Posted by: washkrdj | August 5, 2010 8:01 PM | Report abuse

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