Jul 29 - OPC Releases Marine Debris Report

The California Ocean Protection Council, a multi-agency task force created by Governor Schwarzenegger that focuses on ocean health, released its action plan on how to implement the marine debris resolution it passed in February of 2007. The report recommends increasing extended producer responsibility onpackaging, highlights California's Container Recycling Law as a vehicle to reduce litter, recommends the prohibition of plastic bags and foamed polystyrene and a phased ban on toxics in plastic packaging.

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The report is open for comment and will be considered for adoption by the Council in September.

CAW and OPC Recommendations: