Troy Considers Expanding State Plastic Bag Ban

The City of Troy is considering a bill to impose a 5 cents fee on paper bags to go along with the state plastic bag ban; restrict plastic straws; and eliminate styrofoam. There was a hearing on July 8. In the first of a two part report, we hear from Liz Moran of NYPIRG and Judith Enck of Beyond Plastics. By Mark Dunlea for Hudson Mohawk Radio Network.