San Fran's Plastic Bag Ban Has Left the City with More Pollution and Cost

Jared Gruenwald
SF Weekly | January 7, 2009
It has become apparent that many of the rationales used to justify the ban -- such as its benefiting the environment and alleviating the city's litter problems -- are not playing out in the real world.

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