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California’s Plastic Bag Ban and Morro Bay

Single-use plastic bags are lightweight and can easily blow out of the trash or your car trunk into a tree or storm drain, and eventually end up in our waterways.

Voters approved California Proposition 67 this week, upholding the plastic bag ban that the state senate originally passed in September of 2014. The newly approved law goes into effect right away, requiring stores across the state to charge a minimum of 10 cents for a reusable or paper bag. Here is some information about how the law may affect Morro Bay, the people who live near it, and the wildlife that depend on it. Does the law affect San Luis Obispo County’s bag ban? Because San Luis Obispo County’s bag ban went into effect before January 1, 2015, it will …

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