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Hey Philly, Ban Plastic Bags

10 Philly Bloggers Push Plastic Bag Ban plasticbagbanreport.com Philadelphia, PA, Aug. 2, 2012 – On Thursday, July 26th, ten Philadelphia area bloggers united in a campaign to pressure the Philadelphia City Council to ban plastic bags. Organized by Julie Hancher and Beth Funari who publish the Green Philly Blog, the…

Philadelphia and EPA Partner To Control Stormwater Runoff

Philadelphia Green City Clean Waters|Plastic Bag Ban Report (PHILADELPHIA – April 10, 2012) – The city of Philadelphia is leading the development of green strategies to manage urban stormwater runoff – the 21st century’s greatest challenge to the health of our nation’s rivers and streams. Philadelphia’s Green City, Clean Waters…

Plastic Bag Tax Bill Introduced In Pennsylvania General Assembly

Senator Daylin Leach, who represents the 17th Senatorial District of Pennsylvania, has introduced a bill in the General Assembly which would place a tax on plastic bags. Bill SB 590 Senator Leach’s bill, SB 590, would require all retailers in the state of Pennsylvania to charge a tax of two…