Sunday, October 20, 2019
By not vetoing a bill passed by the Legislature, Governor Hogan let Howard County decide to impose a fee on plastic bags. The issue now goes to the County Council to possibly impose the fee. Four of the 5 Council Members seem to be in support of the fee legislation. Here is the legislation:
Howard County would be the second Maryland county to impose a fee. This type of legislation is becoming more common as communities attempt to reduce the amount of plastic that ends up in our waterways. A recent walk along one of the Columbia paths near Lake Elkhorn reveals the frequency of seeing discarded plastic waste on its way to the Lake.
Posted by duanestclair at 10:21 AM