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Baltimore City Considers Banning Plastic Bags Altogether

Paper, not plastic. The Baltimore City Council is on the verge of banning plastic bags in stores—but there’s some doubt about whether it will really happen. The mayor is threatening to veto the bag ban.


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Montgomery County Bag Tax Isn’t Changing Habits

A five-cent tax on plastic bags isn’t changing the behavior of Montgomery County shoppers as much as officials had hoped.


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Bay, Bags On Conservation Voters Agenda

The Chesapeake Bay and shopping bags are on the legislative agenda for the Maryland League of Conservation Voters.