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Poll: Your neighbors probably think you're a water waster
Poll: Your neighbors probably think you're a water waster

Last summer, #droughtshaming was born as Californians took to social media to out their neighbors’ water-wasting ways. A poll released this week suggests that as California enters a fourth year of drought, blaming the neighbors is no longer just a social media fad. A large majority – 66% – of Californians believe people in their part of the state are not doing enough to respond to the drought, according to a statewide survey by the Public Policy Institute of California.   "There’s going to be a lot more social tension around this issue,” said Mark Baldassare, PPIC president and CEO. "People take their...

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