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So I did look up what the bags are made of. Mr. Joseph is correct. Not petroleum, but byproduct of "clean" natural gas.
So I did google the photos of animals and plastic bags. Mr. Joseph is correct, there aren't that many, particularly for a 30-yr period of use like he said.
So let's see, Sen. Haas' mission is based on misinformation, exaggeration, and anecdotal evidence of environmental harm. His first and primary reaction like so many on this comment thread is: the guy's a lousy, stinking lobbyist.
Misinformation, ad hominem attack, exaggeration. By the Senator.
Senator, are no lousy, stinking lobbyists involved in your banning effort? Why are you pushing this and who's paying for the effort? Why now?
You don't want to hit people in the pocket book with a tax? That's disingenuous.. the state just voted in two tax hikes far greater than this would be.
Let's not forget that many kitchen garbage bins are amazingly well-sized for a plastic grocery bag to be reused as a garbage bag. If the ban occurs, thousands of households will now have to start paying for MORE EXPENSIVE, THICKER plastic bags that as a result are WORSE for the environment.
Enough of this joke; do something constructive for this state.
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