Plastic bag battle heats up in Sacramento

In this video report from Sacramento, Nanette Miranda of KABC-TV reports on the battle over the proposed plastic grocery bag ban in California.
The story quotes American Chemistry Council’s Tim Shestek saying the bill “has ramifications beyond California if it were to pass.” Shestek defends plastic bags as having a “good environmental footprint” and as fully recyclable.
It’s unclear how many plastic grocery bags are recycled. The ACC runs a website about recycling plastic bags.

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