30 Aug '14, 3pm

THE SURFRIDER FOUNDATION CELEBRATES CALIFORNIA’S PLASTIC BAG BAN |

THE SURFRIDER FOUNDATION CELEBRATES CALIFORNIA’S PLASTIC BAG BAN |

THE SURFRIDER FOUNDATION CELEBRATES CALIFORNIA’S PLASTIC BAG BAN August 29 2014 Join the nonprofit to rise above plastics SAN CLEMENTE, Calif., Aug. 30, 2014 —Late last night, in a landmark decision, the California State Legislature passed a statewide ban on single-use plastic bags, making California the first state to outlaw single-use plastic bags. The bill (SB270), which cleared the Senate on a 22-15 vote, will now go to Governor Jerry Brown for a final sign-off. The Surfrider Foundation (surfrider.org), a nonprofit organization dedicated to the protection and enjoyment of our oceans, waves and beaches, applauds the decision. “This is a great day for California and our oceans,” says Angela Howe, the Surfrider Foundation’s Legal Director. “Surfrider activists have been working tirelessly toward a statewide bag ban in California for the last six years, and our efforts hav...

Full article: http://www.surfrider.org/press-center/entry/6252

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