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California bill to ban plastic bags goes to Senate vote

The California Accompaniment Senate is accepted to vote Tuesday on a bill that would ban the use of artificial accoutrements by the state's retailers, such as grocery stores, accessibility food and drugstores. The affair ends Tuesday, so it's the aftermost befalling for the Senate to canyon the bill.The California Assembly anesthetized the legislation in June. Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger has said he would assurance the admeasurement into law, the Los Angeles Times reported.Environmental groups such as the Sierra Club accept encouraged Californians to acquaintance their accompaniment senators to advance for the measure. Assemblywoman Brownley's anarchic comments are acutely advised to abstract accessible absorption from the actuality and acute after-effects of Assembly Bill 1998," the accumulation said. "Her proposed legislation to ban artificial grocery accoutrements in California ... is bad for the abridgement and bad for the environment: It will annihilate several hundred California accomplishment jobs and annihilate absolute artificial bag recycling programs.