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Bridgehampton Committee Backs Bag Ban

The Bridgehampton Citizens Advisory Committee wants the Town Board to revive a proposal to ban plastic shopping bans.

A majority of Bridgehampton Citizens Advisory Committee members voted Monday for the committee to urge the Board to implement a ban of single-use plastic shopping bags, reports.

Bag ban legislation has been in limbo since December, when the Republican-Conservative Town Board majority a resolution to schedule a public hearing. Without a hearing, the Town Board cannot vote the legislation up or down.

Southampton Village to ban plastic bags, and East Hampton Village .

The Bridgehampton Citizens Advisory Committee was not unanimous in its decision, according to The Express' report.

Learn about the committee's discussion at sagharboronline.com.

Roger Blaugh January 27, 2012 at 07:50 PM
Congratulation to the folks on the Bridgehampton CAC. The Town Board needs to hear how you feel and this is a very healthy way to send a message. Many thanks from your friends in the Villages of Southampton and East Hampton! We're all making the East End a better place to live...one bag at a time! Thank you!
GOLD FINGER January 28, 2012 at 01:00 PM
East end a better place to live? One bag at a time? Really jolly Roger?
Roger Blaugh January 28, 2012 at 07:10 PM
Hey, if it made you smile it was worth writing...

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