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Ban The Bag in Ocean Springs!

They litter our roadways, trees, and fields, kill our wildlife, and poison our children. The enormous demand for plastic bags ties into the surging global demand for oil -- plastic bags are made from ethylene, a petroleum byproduct. In the United States alone, an estimated 12 million barrels of oil is used annually to make plastic bags that Americans consume.

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    Ocean Springs City Council

    John Whalen started this petition with a single signature, and now has 178 supporters. Start a petition today to change something you care about.