New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D-N.Y.) on Sunday announced that a ban on single-use plastic bags will be included in his 2019 executive budget.
The budget will also include laws that will make most non-alcoholic drink bottles eligible for 5-cent redemption.
The article goes on to state the following:
Both proposals are being made in an effort to make progress on environmental issues, Cuomo said Sunday in a statement.
Plastic bags are trash.
I’m including provisions in my executive budget to ban single-use plastic bags and expand New York’s Bottle Bill to make most non-alcoholic drink containers eligible for 5 cent redemption. Let’s protect our environment. pic.twitter.com/71DjHpYHEV
— Andrew Cuomo (@NYGovCuomo) January 13, 2019
Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Sunday that his 2019 executive budget will include a New York state ban on single-use plastic bags. https://t.co/qXTMV5yxXu
— Times Union (@timesunion) January 13, 2019
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