A publication of Appalachian Voices


A publication of Appalachian Voices

Across Appalachia

Tennessee Law Blocks Localities From Banning Plastic Bags

On April 12, Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee signed a law banning local governments from enacting regulations on certain plastic bags and utensils. Nashville and Memphis have proposed taxes on single-use plastic bags to limit waste. Similar bans have passed in 11 other states and are under consideration in five others. — By Jen Kirby


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2019 — June/July

2019 — June/July