Link: California bans plastic bags; recyclable paper bags to become the norm statewide
(Washington DC, USA, Nov 09, 2016) The fate of the first statewide single-use plastic bag ban remained confusing through Election Day and on into the night, even as Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump stunned the political world capturing the White House.
But by 3:30 a.m. Pacific Standard Time, 6:30 on the East Coast, it seemed California’s bag ban would stand. With 87 percent of the votes counted, Proposition 67 had 55 percent of the “yes” vote. The 4.4 million votes in favor of the ban, which was originally passed by the state legislature two years ago before petitions sent it to the people for a vote, came primarily from coastal counties.
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