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Beset by drought, California lawmakers fast-track bill to ban towns from enforcing brown-lawn rules

Apr 24, 2015, 04:20 pm CDT

Faced with a record-breaking drought, California has imposed stringent water-conservation measures.

But that hasn’t stopped some government officials from threatening to fine homeowners over lawns that have gone brown from lack of water, reports the Los Angeles Times (sub. req.).

Proposed state legislation to address the issue appears to… full story

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