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Plastics initiative
deserves yes vote

It’s great to hear that environmental groups have stepped in to do the work that eludes our elected officials. They have qualified a ballot measure to start rolling back the plastic tidal wave that is destroying the environment (“State initiative aims to reduce plastic waste,” Page A1, July 21).

The measure would require plastic packaging to be recyclable/reusable and establish a tax on it. Plastic waste is one of the world’s worst environmental problems, killing fish, birds and sea life while entering the ocean food web.

It would be wonderful

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