Plastic bags

According to online legislative watchdog, it's likely that Park City will have the ban on plastic bags... overturned.  KPCW continues to follow the final days of lawmaking down at the Capitol. Some deadlines have passed as of Monday and after Tuesday, nothing else can get to the floor for a vote. Carolyn Murray has this: 

**Update:  The bill passed Senate committee Thursday evening and will go to the Senate floor for a vote next week.

A Utah state senator has proposed a new law that will make retailers charge ten cents for every single-use plastic and paper bag.  Environmentalists haven't had success passing similar laws in Park City, so why does this lawmaker think she can pass her bill at a statewide level?  KPCW's Renai Bodley has the story:

Here's a link to the Senate Bill 196.  

Originally aired July 25, 2013.  

The Park City Council Thursday will consider a reusable bags resolution in hopes of reducing disposable bag consumption in Park City. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

Originally aired March 22, 2013.

Following what many cities nationwide have instituted and reopening an earlier discussion, Park City Council discusses a ban on single use plastic bags.  Lynn Ware Peek has more.