Calif. shelves statewide polystyrene ban

SACRAMENTO Calif. Legislation that would have banned statewide the use of polystyrene foam and non-recyclable disposable foodservice containers has been shelved for this year by its sponsor because of concerns about the proposal’s impact on California’s economy.

Assembly Bill 1358, sponsored by Rep. Jerry Hill from San Mateo and Rep. Petro Nava from Santa Barbara, had passed the Assembly appropriations committee and was headed to a vote on the floor. Hill, however,

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