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Dallas passes bag fee, but Texas may halt process before it begins


March 28, 2014 11:50 am ET

The city of Dallas is the latest to join the growing list of municipalities enacting a fee or tax on plastic bags.

Durango, Colo., voters repeal grocery bag fee


November 8, 2013 12:24 pm ET

Voters in Durango, Colo., have repealed an ordinance to put a 10-cent fee on plastic bags.

Europe lets states choose how to cut bag use


November 4, 2013 2:31 pm ET

The European Commission has announced its proposal for reducing the use of lightweight plastic carrier bags in the Europe Union, which gives EU member states the freedom to choose the measures they find most appropriate, including charges, national reduction targets or a ban under certain conditions.

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