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N.Y. needs bag fees (access required)

It is obvious that single-use bags—especially plastic ones—handed out by grocery stores, restaurants and other retailers are bad for the environment. A six-member task force was convened last year to research and recommend a way to reduce their impact. The task force released its report this week, with one glaring omission: a recommendation. The New York State ...

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