According to a press release from Los Angeles County Supervisor Gloria Molina, legal action filed by a plastics manufacturer against the county’s plastic bag ban has been dismissed. The lawsuit filed by a group that included South Carolina plastic-manufacturer Hilex-Poly argued that the bag ban violates state Proposition 26—a proposition which prevents a tax from […]

In February, San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors voted to expand a bag ordinance passed in 2007 that would ban supermarkets and chain store pharmacies from providing single-use, non-compostable plastic bags to their customers. That ordinance is now being challenged in court on the grounds that the city failed to follow the requirements of the California […]

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