“Paper or plastic”? It’s a simple question we hear every time we go into the grocery store. But for a growing number of cities, it’s become a public policy issue. Baltimore officials are weighing a fee or an outright ban on plastic bags in local stores. Join Kojo as we learn how local officials are grappling with global questions surrounding the environment.


  • Bill Henry Member, Baltimore City Council (District 4)
  • Ellen Gamerman Reporter, The Wall Street Journal
  • Kate Sinding Senior Attorney, Natural Resources Defense Council

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