RENEE MONTAGNE, host:
Good morning, I'm Renee Montagne. Anne Hartridge and Matt George are about as green as it gets. They bike to work, have solar panels, dry their laundry on a line. So when they stopped watering their lawn in the city of Sacramento, here in drought-stricken California, who would have thought they'd get fined more than $700 for letting their grass go brown? The city called it a public nuisance. It backed off when a story in the Sacramento Bee caused a storm of protest. It's MORNING EDITION.
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