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Pipelines and plastic: How fracking makes plastic production cheaper than ever

Plastic is plentiful because it’s cheap. And plastic has become even cheaper because it’s a waste product of the booming fossil fuel industry.  The surge in plastics and the litter it produces has prompted New Jersey lawmakers to push for one of the strictest bans in the nation. A bill is making its way through Trenton that would ban plastic grocery store bags, straws and foam food and beverage containers.  Read more...



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