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Southampton considers ban on plastic bags

The Southampton town supervisor is asking towns to

The Southampton town supervisor is asking towns to look into banning plastic bags. (Credit: News 12 Long Island)

Southampton is considering a ban on plastic grocery bags to help protect the environment.

Southampton Town Supervisor Anna Throne Holst is leading the campaign and is calling on East End towns to make the first move. The villages of East Hampton and Southampton already banned plastic bags back in 2011. Holst says she is having "active conversations" with other East End officials about it and...

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