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Viewpoint - May 9, 2012

Editorial: Time to rid cities, county of plastic bags

It is encouraging to see the current effort to phase out the ubiquitous white plastic bags that are distributed by the millions at checkout counters in local stores. The bags could soon be replaced by the much more environmentally sensible reusable shopping bags, if an effort by San Mateo County is successful.

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