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Tribes ban single-use plastic bags

Similar proposal in state Legislature

The Colville Tribes have banned single-use plastic bags from stores on the reservation, and the state is looking at doing the same.

A resolution passed by the Colville Business Council went into effect Jan. 1 that bans single-use plastic bags from stores within the boundaries of the Colville Reservation, the Tribal Tribune reported Jan. 10.

The state of Washington is considering enacting a similar...


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