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California Lawmakers Try to Outlaw Single-Use Plastic Bags; Measure Heads to Gov. Brown

The state Senate on Friday gave final legislative approval to a measure that would phase out single-use plastic bags in supermarkets, pharmacies and convenience stores as part of an effort to rid beaches and streets of litter. 86 more words

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Lawmakers Approve Statewide Ban On Plastic Bags

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) – Lawmakers are sending Gov. Jerry Brown a bill that would make California the first to impose a statewide ban on single-use plastic bags. 149 more words

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California assembly votes to ban single-use plastic bags statewide

After falling just four votes short of the required 41 on Monday, SB270, which would be the country’s first statewide ban on single-use plastic bags, passed the California assembly Thursday by a vote of 44-29. 469 more words

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Plastic Free Shopping Bags

I know I am a day late writing this but  I have been having so much fun sewing these shopping bags, the time has just slipped away from me. 587 more words

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Dead Dogs Wrapped In Plastic Bags Left On Streets Has Neighbors Outraged

ATLANTA (CBS Atlanta/AP) — Residents in an Atlanta neighborhood say they’re alarmed after recent discoveries of dead dogs wrapped in plastic which have been left on roadsides. 154 more words

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Assembly Rejects Bill That Would Ban Plastic Bags Statewide

SACRAMENTO (AP) — The Assembly on Monday rejected legislation that would make California the first state to impose a ban on single-use plastic bags, but the bill could be heard again later this week. 145 more words

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Assembly Rejects Bill That Would Ban Plastic Bags Statewide

SACRAMENTO (AP) — The Assembly on Monday rejected legislation that would make California the first state to impose a ban on single-use plastic bags, but the bill could be heard again later this week. 145 more words

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