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Council panel approves restaurant ban on plastic straws

Independent Wire Service LOS ANGELES — All Los Angeles restaurants would be banned from giving customers plastic straws by 2021 under a proposal backed Oct. 16 by a City Council committee. Councilman Mitch O’Farrell wants to create a citywide single-use plastic straw ordinance that would go further than a bill, recently signed by Gov. Jerry…

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State attorney general vows to fight Trump’s fuel economy plan

LOS ANGELES — California Attorney General Xavier Becerra vowed to fight the Trump administration’s newly released fuel economy plan, which would freeze current miles-per-gallon standards at 2020 levels through 2025, rolling back some clean air standards put in place by the Obama administration. Federal officials also said that they plan to strip California of the…

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