Out-Of State Group Behind Portsmouth Bag Ban Will Keep Pushing Their Agenda

Monday we reported on an attempt by elements in the City of Portsmouth to advance another plastic bag ban. Yesterdaythe Portsmouth City Council postponed a vote on the ban pending review by the City Manager.

It is unclear what the city manager can do. There is no legislative support or enabling legislation. Correspondent Kimberly Haas from the Union Leader adds that the city reached out to the New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services and the Waste Management Division but could not get anyone to take a favorable position. The State attorney general’s office is not biting either.

No one is prepared to give Portsmouth a leg to stand on, but out-of-State interests won’t let that stop them. Keep Reading…

| GraniteGrok

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