Drought-Stricken Nevada Enacts Ban on ‘Non-Functional’ Grass
In Sin City, one thing that will soon become unforgivable is useless grass.
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CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — In Sin City, one thing that will soon become unforgivable is useless grass. A new Nevada law will outlaw about 31% of the grass in the Las Vegas area in an effort to conserve water amid a drought that’s drying up the region’s primary water source: the Colorado River. Other cities and states around the U.S. have enacted temporary bans on lawns that must be watered, but legislation signed Friday…