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Last week, my friend (and community activist) in the Bay area, Tim Lohrentz wrote on Facebook, "The apartment complex I was going to move in to told me that I can't due to my electric car -- they don't want a cord dangling out my window and 30 feet to where the car would be parked. So I am looking again."

The town that this occurred in was Petaluma. Lohrentz wrote,"It's a great town. Petaluma is a Maya-Miwok name that means "bounty of the earth pouring out'."

One friend appropriately inquired, "[I]sn't that some sort of housing discrimination? anti-eco-carism or something? you are out there in California where all new environmental law starts"sounds like the beginning of a case to me"?"

Lohrentz responded, "Technically I could have the car there, they just wouldn't let me ever plug it in. I think the marketing/image approach has more potential than the discrimination approach. LOL"

Most comments have been as follows:

"Absurd!"

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"[L]osers!"

"Hope you find a place soon that will let you plug in!"

"Not like[ly]."

I ask readers-- ARE THERE ANY OTHER READERS WHO HAVE HAD SIMILAR PROBLEMS?

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