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LA halts subsidies for plastic lawns

LA halts subsidies for plastic lawns / Boing Boing The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power has changed its rebate program that subsidized homeowners who ripped up their wasteful turf lawns and put in plastic grass or gravel. The new subsidy rules reserve rebates for people who replace their turf with landscaping designed to retain water (astroturf lawns retain heat and …