In a recent article on the Institute for Local Self-Reliance website, Neil Seldman and Dan Knapp (Urban Ore, Inc.) write “The Break Free from Plastic Bill sponsored by well-meaning Democrats is well intended, but it will come to naught if the petrochemical/plastic industry is put in charge. These industries have fought against all attempts at the local, state and federal levels to curb their profligacy.” They go on to say “Everyone agrees that these companies should be responsible for financing the expanded infrastructure. It does not follow that they should be responsible for making the rules.”

Read the whole article here: Breaking Free From Plastic Bill Is A Wolf In Sheep’s Clothing.