Advertisement

Public hearing held on statewide plastic bag ban

WNYT Staff
Updated: January 28, 2020 10:25 AM
Created: January 28, 2020 05:25 AM

There's new concern over making the switch to paper grocery bags-- just five weeks ahead of New York’s plastic bag ban.    

The Department of Environmental Conservation held a public hearing on Monday.     

Advertisement

The American Progressive Bag Alliance, a lobbying firm in support of the plastic bag industry, spoke at the hearing.     

The group's message, other than urging more conversation about the law, warned the DEC about a possible paper bag shortage.


Copyright 2020 - WNYT-TV, LLC A Hubbard Broadcasting Company

Comment on Facebook
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
New park and playground restrictions implemented

Rensselaer County implements new rules for travelers from downstate

US eyes new outbreaks as infections worldwide top 590,000

Trump signs $2.2T stimulus after swift congressional votes

Coronavirus crashes area couple's wedding

Advertisement