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Los Angeles moves to eliminate plastic bags

May 24, 2012
The Los Angeles City Council has voted to phase out plastic bags at the checkout with a ten cent tax. Other cities around the country have enacted similar measures, but Los Angeles is the largest U.S. city to do so.
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Los Angeles joins plastic bag ban

May 24, 2012
L.A. has become the largest U.S. city to prohibit the use of plastic grocery bags. But the paper alternative isn't much better for the environment.
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Italy bans plastic bags, strives to be more eco-friendly

Jan 3, 2011
Italy is saying ciao to plastic bags. The country banned plastic bags in stores nationwide as part of a New Years pledge to improve the environm...
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BP says static kill is working...

Aug 4, 2010
... The government says three-quarters of the oil has already broken up! Louisiana shrimpers getting set to return to work. Not everyone's thri...
Posted In: Barnes & Noble, BP, e-readers, Intel, mid-day update, oil spill, Pakistan, plastic bags, static kill