Three lawsuits filed in Calif. highlight the bag ban fight

Shaffer, Brandi
March 2012
Waste & Recycling News;3/19/2012, Vol. 17 Issue 23, p0005
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The article focuses on three lawsuits against bag bans in California, supported by the Save the Plastic Bag Coalition. It says that the Santa Cruz County suit was filed in response to an ordinance prohibiting plastic bags in restaurants in September 2011 and the San Luis Obispo County Integrated Waste Management Authority (IWMA) suit was based on its claim that it is excused from preparing an Environmental Impact Report. It adds that the third suit was against the California Retail Food Code.


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