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Separating Fact from Fiction in the Plastic Bag Debate

Capt. Tim Wright (Ret.)
Retired Captain, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

The debate taking place throughout California about plastic bags continues to grab headlines. This is especially true in San Mateo County. Incorporated cities are considering joining a county-wide plastic bag ban and now a statewide ban has been proposed for the state.  These bills are based on common misperceptions about bags. As a retired captain […]

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