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Anne Arundel bill to ban plastic bags at retail establishments gains widespread public support

April 19, 2023

A bill being considered by the Anne Arundel County Council that would ban many retail establishments from providing customers with plastic bags received positive feedback Monday for the second consecutive hearing. Representatives from the Anne Arundel County chapter of the Sierra Club, Chesapeake Bay Foundation, Chesapeake Conservancy, Arundel Rivers Federation and other environmental advocates submitted oral and written testimony arguing that prohibiting plastic bags is an important step in protecting the county’s delicate waterways.

Article Source: Baltimore Sun

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