For Immediate Release
April 11, 2018
CHARLESTON, SC – In response to today’s Senate Labor, Commerce & Industry committee vote to advance House Bill 3529, a bill that would prevent local municipalities from addressing plastic pollution and considering bag bans, Coastal Conservation League Land, Water and Wildlife Program Director Emily Cedzo issued the following statement:
Local communities are effectively tackling plastic pollution with local bans. They’re making good progress.
But special interests and industry lobbyists have infiltrated our State House. House Bill 3529 is a rejection of local rights and the will of the people.
Why isn’t our state government working for South Carolinians?
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