23 May '12, 7pm

LA and SB vote to move forward with bag bans! #banthebagla...

LA and SB vote to move forward with bag bans! #banthebagla...

LA and SB Move Forward with Plastic Bag Bans! May 23 2012 | Rise Above Plastics , Bag Bans , by Bill Hickman The Los Angeles and Santa Barbara City Councils each voted this week to move forward with plans to ban plastic checkout bags and place a ten-cent fee on paper bags at grocery stores, convenience stores and similar retailers within each of their respective city limits. Both cities have held a series of public hearings on the issue and both have made a strong commitment to draft final ordinance language and perform the appropriate environmental review. Once those are done the will be a final series of votes, hopefully by the end of summer. Today, the Los Angeles City Council voted 13-1 to move forward with a plastic bag ban / reusable bag ordinance. If Los Angeles gives final approval later this year it would pass San Francisco as the largest city in the United States...

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LA becomes largest US city to ban plastic bags

LA becomes largest US city to ban plastic bags

greenbiz.com 24 May '12, 10pm

In developing this landmark program, the City Council took a measured and reasoned approach. The framework includes a six-...

L.A. becomes largest city in the nation to ban plastic bags

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Today: Los Angeles Passes Ban On Plastic Bags

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