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Presidential Decree PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, September 28, 2012 (ENS) – Haiti’s government has announced a ban on importing, manufacturing, and marketing black plastic polyethylene bags and polystyrene foam containers as of October 1. “This is a logical decision and makes sense,” Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe told the “Miami Herald.” “Importing, manufacturing…