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Dallas City Council Repeals 5-Cent Plastic Bag Fee

The Dallas City Council voted to repeal the 5-cent plastic bag ordinance that has been in effect for six months.

06/03/2015

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Dallas’ New Bag Fee Causing Confusion For Shoppers & Retailers

The question at check-out for some Dallas shoppers is no longer paper or plastic, it’s whether to pay a fee or bring your own bags.

CBS 11–01/06/2015

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Dallas Bag Fees Go Into Effect Amidst Some Confusion

The question in Dallas is no longer simply paper or plastic. Starting Thursday for every single-use bag, both plastic and paper, customers will be charged a five-cent environmental fee.

CBS 11–01/01/2015

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New Year Brings Bag Fee To Dallas

The new “environmental fee” in Dallas charges a nickel per single-use paper or plastic bag at grocery, drug and convenience stores, as well as malls and big-box stores.

01/01/2015

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Dallas Residents & Businesses Prepare For New Plastic Bag Fee

In a little less than a month a new plastic bag fee will go into effect in Dallas. Customers will have to pay a nickel a bag unless they take their own boxes or bags to stores.

CBS 11–12/03/2014

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Dallas City Council Narrowly Passes Plastic Bag Fee

Using plastic bags in Dallas will cost you starting next year.

03/26/2014

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No Consensus Reached On Dallas Plastic Bag Ban

It may be that one day soon Dallas shoppers might not hear the question, “Paper or plastic?” when checking out at the supermarket or neighborhood convenience store. Wednesday the city council wrestled with a proposed ban meant to protect the environment.

CBS 11–01/15/2014

Tests Show Man in Custody Died From Meth Intoxication

Tests show the Arlington man who collapsed while under arrest in Coppell last month died from taking methamphetamine.

09/20/2010