In California, lawmakers limited taxpayers to 55 gallons of water per day, imposed $25 fines on restaurants that serve drinks with plastic straws, and effectively decriminalized public defecation.
With those issues resolved, bureaucrats and elected officials across the state are now turning their focus to another pressing problem: Selfish homeowners ruining the planet with their gas-powered lawn equipment.
“Some 60 cities in California already have some form of ban on gas-powered garden tools including Berkeley, Los Gatos, Mill Valley and Sonoma,” KGO-TV reports.
Novato Mayor Pat Eklund said his city is now reviewing the possibility of banning mowers, leaf-blowers and other small engine equipment as the state’s “Air Resources Board” considers similar measures statewide, a move proponents claim will help save Earth from “climate change.”
“A top-selling leaf blower, for example, operating for an hour matches the emissions of a Toyota Camry for over 1,100 miles,” Eklund told the news site.
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