Plastic bag bans are bad for the environment

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November 8, 2011
Competitive Enterprise Institute
by Angela Logomasini  
Posted in Commentary

"The past several years have seen a groundswell of regulations on plastics, particularly plastic bags and cups and food containers made from polystyrene or Styrofoam. Supporters of these bans mostly claim that such policies promote environmental protection, when in reality they carry considerable environmental tradeoffs and impose needless burdens on consumers and economic growth." (11/08/11)

http://cei.org/web-memo/plastic-bag-bans-are-bad-environment  

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