recycling http://kvpr.org en For California Lawmakers, Plastic Bag Ban Debate is Back http://kvpr.org/post/california-lawmakers-plastic-bag-ban-debate-back <p></p><p class="p1">One of the most controversial issues in the California legislature in recent years is back.&nbsp; Lawmakers are proposing several bills that would either ban the use of plastic bags, charge fees for single-use bags or both.&nbsp; Ben Adler reports from Sacramento.</p><p class="p3">This idea has stalled in the legislature year after year, amid strong opposition from plastic bag manufacturers and grocers.&nbsp; But Democratic Assemblyman Mark Levine says this time will be different.</p> Sat, 30 Mar 2013 00:22:12 +0000 Ben Adler 12894 at http://kvpr.org For California Lawmakers, Plastic Bag Ban Debate is Back On Valley Edition: Trash Talk; Pharmacy School; Future of the Local Cinema http://kvpr.org/post/valley-edition-trash-talk-pharmacy-school-future-local-cinema <p>This week on Valley Edition, Juanita Stevenson reports on plans by the city of Fresno to privatize&nbsp;residential solid waste. We also talk with Dan Stone of National Geographic who recently wrote about the city's recycling efforts, and find out why Fresno is one of the nation's leaders in this area.&nbsp;</p> Tue, 11 Dec 2012 18:41:10 +0000 Juanita Stevenson 7993 at http://kvpr.org On Valley Edition: Trash Talk; Pharmacy School; Future of the Local Cinema