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Plastic Bags & Storm Water

4.8.2022 – Albuquerque City Council has voted to override Mayor Tim Keller’s veto of their plastic bag ban repeal. Council members who voted to repeal the ordinance cited extra costs on both businesses and consumers, but environmental groups say it’s a step backwards. Environment correspondent Laura Paskus talks with a Bernalillo County official who explains the impact the repeal could have on water quality.

Correspondent: Laura Paskus

Guest: Kali Bronson, stormwater program compliance manager, Bernalillo County

For More Information:

Albuquerque Plastic Ban Lifted – KRQE

Council Overrides Mayor’s Veto of Plastic Bag Ban Repeal – Albuquerque Journal