Environmental activists such as Margo Rasteiro of El Dorado Hills, at the Capitol in 2009 representing the Clean Seas Coalition, have been pushing for years for the state to ban plastic bags. But a coalition of businesses has submitted signatures to force a referendum to reverse the bag ban Gov. Jerry Brown signed this year.
Environmental activists such as Margo Rasteiro of El Dorado Hills, at the Capitol in 2009 representing the Clean Seas Coalition, have been pushing for years for the state to ban plastic bags. But a coalition of businesses has submitted signatures to force a referendum to reverse the bag ban Gov. Jerry Brown signed this year. Hector Amezcua Sacramento Bee file
Environmental activists such as Margo Rasteiro of El Dorado Hills, at the Capitol in 2009 representing the Clean Seas Coalition, have been pushing for years for the state to ban plastic bags. But a coalition of businesses has submitted signatures to force a referendum to reverse the bag ban Gov. Jerry Brown signed this year. Hector Amezcua Sacramento Bee file
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California plastic bag ban referendum has enough signatures, backers say

December 29, 2014 10:57 AM

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