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Plastic Bags to Be Banned in New York; Second Statewide Ban, After California

June 19, 2019

New York State lawmakers have agreed to impose a statewide ban on most types of single-use plastic bags from retail sales, changing a way of life for millions of New Yorkers as legislators seek to curb an unsightly and omnipresent source of litter.

 

 

The plan, proposed a year ago by Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo, would be the second statewide ban, after California, which banned bags in 2016. Hawaii also effectively has a ban in place, since all the state’s counties bar such single-use bags.

 

Read the full article:

https://www.nytimes.com/2019/03/28/nyregion/plastic-bag-ban-.html?fbclid=IwAR0n19stn_u2RE7JhSfZtXhOeEnLVxWvqXHcwmqIkISCmRNKJaIksQnwyUE

 

 

 

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