Philadelphia's 'Overdue' Ban On Single-Use Plastic Bags Goes Into Effect FridayThe city will start with warnings. After April 1, any business that doesn't comply will get fined.
Governor Wolf To Veto Bill Preventing Local Plastic Bag BansPennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf says he will veto a bill on his desk that would prevent cities like Philadelphia and other municipalities from banning or taxing plastic bags.
Bill To Prohibit Bans And Taxes On Plastic Bags Goes To GovernorA bill that would prevent cities like Philadelphia and other municipalities from banning or taxing plastic bags is on its way to Governor Wolf’s desk.
Pa. Senate To Consider Bill That Would Prevent Cities From Banning Plastic BagsThe Pennsylvania Senate could consider a bill as early as Monday which would ban local governments from addressing problems caused by disposable plastic bags.
Jersey Shore Town Voting On Whether To Start Charging Plastic Bag FeeLongport officials are expected to vote on whether businesses will have to charge customers a dime for each plastic bag they use.
Philadelphia Councilman Proposes Fee On Disposable Shopping BagsCouncilman Mark Squilla is proposing a bill that would charge shoppers five cents every time they use a disposable bag.
FTC: Makers Of Biodegradable Dog Waste Bags Misleading ConsumersMakers of biodegradable dog waste bags are in some deep doo doo with the FTC.
Local Lawmaker Wants 2-Cent Fee On Plastic Shopping BagsBring your own bag to the store, or pay a two-cent fee for each plastic one you get. That's the idea of one Pennsylvania lawmaker.