Jerry Brown signs clothesline protection bill (CA)

Assembly Bill 1448, by Assemblywoman Patty Lopez, D-San Fernando, comes amid heightened concern about greenhouse gas emissions in California – and the energy consumption of driers.  But victory was longtime coming. Many property managers have strict standards for clotheslines, considering them unsightly, and controversy over their use has flared since the energy crisis more than a decade ago.   Read the article…………..