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【原创】嘿哟美语(10)——...Drought in California...  

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      上课时,老师要我们阅读一篇文章“干旱的加州”【原创】嘿哟美语(10)——...Drought in California... - 深秋 - 深秋的博客,少水......加州人面临一个新的生活方式:With Less Water, 【原创】嘿哟美语(10)——...Drought in California... - 深秋 - 深秋的博客Californians Face a New  Way of Life.

       Fourth year of drought.  It is the first time in history that the state has made people cut their water use.  Before, they were only asked to use less water.  But now the problem is bigger .The state is in its fourth year of severe drought .  【原创】嘿哟美语(10)——...Drought in California... - 深秋 - 深秋的博客

      Mike Duran used to have a thick, green , lush, healthy grass lawn......

now, his yard had changed in a mix of sand and types of cactus.  He is not

the only Californian who will have to make changes.  The Governor 【原创】嘿哟美语(10)——...Drought in California... - 深秋 - 深秋的博客 is forcing cities and towns to cut their water use by 25%.  Those who do not

can be fined up to $10,000 each month. 【原创】嘿哟美语(10)——...Drought in California... - 深秋 - 深秋的博客 The fines can be passed on to businesses or homeowners who use too much water.【原创】嘿哟美语(10)——...Drought in California... - 深秋 - 深秋的博客

     " It's a different world,  we have to act differently."   THe Governor said.

That means using much less water for yards and flowers.  It means using much less water for golf courses,  cemeteries, cars and floors......【原创】嘿哟美语(10)——...Drought in California... - 深秋 - 深秋的博客

     The governor's rule is only for the citizens,  it wiull not affect the state's

farmers.  The farmers may use 80% of the state's water to grow their crop plants...... That has created a conflict between farmers and those who live in larger towns and cities.【原创】嘿哟美语(10)——...Drought in California... - 深秋 - 深秋的博客

     The citizens said , "We don't like when we see a double standard." 【原创】嘿哟美语(10)——...Drought in California... - 深秋 - 深秋的博客 But the farmers said the drought has already taken 400,000 acres of farmland out of use.  last year,  more than 20,000 farm jobs were lost.

      Californians worry about what's going to happen in years to come?!【原创】嘿哟美语(10)——...Drought in California... - 深秋 - 深秋的博客

     In the article,  the Governor forces citizens of California to use less water.  What else do you think the people of California should do to improve the water situation in California?......【原创】嘿哟美语(10)——...Drought in California... - 深秋 - 深秋的博客......【原创】嘿哟美语(10)——...Drought in California... - 深秋 - 深秋的博客【原创】嘿哟美语(10)——...Drought in California... - 深秋 - 深秋的博客

    

     

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