Should Plastic Bags Be Banned?
A move by the town of Brookline to ban plastic bags at grocery and other retail stores has some wondering if it’s really the best way to protect the environment.
- Clint Richmond, Brookline Town Meeting member who helped write the petition to ban plastic bags
- Al Lewis, economist who is in favor of taxing retailers instead
- Mass. Lawmakers Target Plastic Bags
- Boston Globe: The Plastic Bag Wars
- Wall Street Journal: Should Cities Ban Plastic Bags?
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