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A Ban On Plastic Bags Begins In Jerry Brown Country

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (WWJ/AP) Gov. Jerry Brown on Tuesday signed legislation imposing the nation’s first statewide ban on single-use plastic bags, driven to action by a buildup of litter and damage to aquatic ecosystems. 96 more words

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Calif. becomes first state to ban plastic bags

 NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — California has fired the first salvo in what could be a national war on plastic bags.

Governor Edmund Brown on Tuesday signed into law a bill that bans plastic shopping bags, making California the first U.S. 663 more words

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Gov. Brown Signs Statewide Plastic Bag Ban

SACRAMENTO (CBSLA.com/AP) — California Gov. Jerry Brown Monday signed a bill imposing the nation’s first statewide ban on single-use plastic bags as a way to address litter, primarily in waterways. 408 more words

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California Governor Signs Statewide Ban Of Plastic Bags

How many of you, faithful readers, have a closet full of reusable bags that without fail you forget each time you venture to the grocery store? 461 more words

California Bans Plastic Bags

California is the first state in the United States to ban single-use plastic bags.

Jerry Brown signed the law today, which will take effect in the summer of 2015.  130 more words

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California Passes Law Banning Plastic Grocery Bags

California has fired the first salvo in what could be a national war on plastic bags.

Governor Edmund Brown on Tuesday signed into law a bill that bans plastic shopping bags, making California the first U.S. 604 more words

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California Becomes First State to Ban Single-Use Plastic Bags

The nation’s first statewide ban on single-use plastic ban was signed into law by Gov. Jerry Brown on Tuesday.

The bill, which was authored by Democratic state Sen. 292 more words

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