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Tue May 14, 2019, 07:05 PM

Proposed plastic bag ban gains traction in Delaware

Delaware is one step closer to banning most plastic shopping bags by 2021.

The state House on Tuesday passed a bill by Rep. Gerald Brady, D-Wilmington West, that would target the single-use bags commonly seen at supermarkets and convenience stores.

The Senate has to give it similar approval before Gov. John Carney can sign the ban into law. The governor, who since the bill's introduction has kicked off his anti-litter campaign, supports the ban.

The House voted 33-7 for the ban on Tuesday.

Read more: https://www.delawareonline.com/story/news/politics/2019/05/14/delaware-one-step-closer-banning-most-plastic-shopping-bags/1187301001/

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