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Quinn Rejects Plastic Bag Recycling Bill

Quinn Rejects Plastic Bag Recycling Bill

Gov. Pat Quinn vetoed a bill Sunday that would have required plastic bag manufacturers to set up collection and recycling programs, calling it a "roadblock" for local communities to make their own choices. Read »

Tuesday, Jul 3, 2012 at 11:34 AM
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By Alexandria Fisher

Girl Petitions Quinn to Ban Plastic Bags

Girl Petitions Quinn to Ban Plastic Bags

Abby Goldberg delivered more than 150,000 signatures to Gov. Quinn's office to stop him from signing a proposal that would prevent towns from banning plastic bags. Read »

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