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Plastic Bag Ban Request

There is a push to ban plastic shopping bags in Henderson County.

Dan West, a writer and former chairman of the County Environmental Advisory Board, is behind the ban he says the non-biodegradable bags are bad for the environment and keeping gas prices up.

West also says tourism increases 37% in three Outer Banks counties that adopted the ban.

Dan West will make his presentation Wednesday morning at the county commission meeting at 9 a.m.


 



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