Legislators asked about plastic bag bill

By Jason Evans

Staff Reporter

LIBERTY — Two local legislators agree that pollution is an ongoing issue in South Carolina, but they aren’t sure that allowing municipalities to regulate plastics is the answer.

 During the Pickens County Legislative Delegation’s annual meeting lats week, resident Kate Byrd told Sen. Thomas Alexander and Sen. Rex Rice that she understood that House Bill 3529 would likely come before the Senate during this term.

The bill would prohibit local governments from regulating the use of plastic bags or other auxiliary containers by retail or food establishments.

The bill states that any regulation regarding the use, disposition, sale

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