UPDATE: LA passed the plastic bag ban. Read about it here.
Fremont’s City Council will discuss banning plastic shopping bags later this month. Tomorrow, LA County is poised to ban the bags in unincorporated areas, which would affect about a million residents.
Meanwhile the plastic bag industry is arguing that any shopping bag bill that involves charging customers a fee for bags will now require a 2/3rds vote because of the recently approved Prop. 26. Read about it here.