New push to ban plastic bags in New York State

March 13, 2018 06:07 PM

News10NBC has a follow-up on the push to ban plastic bags in New York State.

Nearly 185 environmental and civic groups sent a letter to Governor Andrew Cuomo and state lawmakers.

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The letter urges lawmakers to follow the lead of California, which has already banned plastic shopping bags and imposed fees on other types of bags.

The bags are a leading form of environmental pollution.

Governor Cuomo's administration is considering several options to address the problem.


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