Amidst duel crises of illegal immigration and rising drug overdoses, Massachusetts Democratic Governor Maura Healey has decided to crack down on the real culprit of the Bay State’s problems: Single-use plastic bottles.
Monday morning, the governor announced at The Clinton Global Initiative in New York City that she will be banning state agencies from purchasing single-use plastic bottles because climate change demands it.
“We know that plastic waste, plastic production are among the leading threats to our oceans, our climate, and environmental justice. In government, we have an obligation — we also have an opportunity — to not only stop contributing to this damage but to chart a better path forward,” Healey said.
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