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Lawmakers, groups call for faster phaseout of plastics in national parks

by Plastics News | August 30, 2022
In June the federal government announced plans to phase out a wide range of single-use plastic products on Department of Interior lands by 2032. But lawmakers and three environmental groups are calling on President Joe Biden’s administration to move faster with plastic bottles in ...

Kickstart: Cutting back on fossil fuel-based plastic in dinosaur models

by Plastics News | June 29, 2021
“Should national parks sell plastic water bottles? Environmental stewardship or nanny state. The change in the White House has some groups pushing to reinstate the ban on the sale of disposable water bottles in national parks. Now, environmental groups led by Public Employees for ...