What industry would be ‘hurt’ when SB 270 takes effect in July 2015? Will you sign the petition started by oil and chemical companies to overrule this common-sense statute because you cannot live without C2H4)nH2? 441 more words
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California has just become the first state to ban single-use plastic bags, which have been available at supermarket checkout stands since 1977. The new law aims to reduce the pollution and waste that are clogging waterways, park and landfills. 193 more words
AUSTIN (AP/KXAN) — Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott says municipal bans on single-use plastic bags are illegal.
In a five-page attorney general’s opinion Friday, the Republican gubernatorial nominee said a state law prohibits local governments from prohibiting, restricting or charging a fee, for solid waste management purposes, for “the use of a container or package in a manner not authorized by state law.” 176 more words