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Plastic Bag Ban Begins in Santa Fe

Posted on 27 February 2014

Santa Fe city officials made late-night, last-minute changes to its new rules on plastic bags last night, but as of today, stores are no longer permitted to offer them at the checkout.  

City Council voted around 11 pm to drop a mandated 10-cent paper bag fee to ensure that its plastic bag ban would go into effect on time.

City Councilor Ron Trujillo, who was the only councilor to oppose the plastic bag ban ordinance approved by city council last August, didn't pass up the opportunity to gloat about the foresight of his previous "no" vote.

"I hate to say it, but I told you so," Trujillo told the governing body late in the night.

Still, that didn't stop the plastic bag ban from going into effect at midnight, Thursday, Feb. 27, 2014. Councilors also approved what they called an "implementation period" for the next 30-days, during which rules won't be strictly enforced.

Read the original post on sfreporter.com

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