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Plastic Bags on Council Agenda Tonight

The issue of plastic bags and a possible ban is coming back to the Nevada City City Council tonight. The council had considered an ordinance last year that would ban single use plastic bags in the city, but abandoned the idea because of the fear that stores would lose business to Grass Valley. City Manager Dave Brennan says they still feel that way, and want to talk about an area-wide-ban…

Listen to Dave Brennan 1

In October, a group of school kids made a presentation to the council, explaining the harm the plastic bags are doing to the environment. Brennan says it left a lasting impression…

Listen to Dave Brennan 2

According to ‘Californians Against Waste’, 69 jurisdictions in the state either have banned plastic bags, or are in the process of enacting a ban. The City Council meets at 6:30.

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