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Brookings proposal ignites debate on plastic bags

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SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Brookings councilman Tom Bezdichek says he plans to bring a measure to ban the use of plastic bags in the city, kicking off a debate throughout the state.

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Opponents view plastic bags as a waste of resources and a source of pollution, while supporters say plastic is a cheap modern convenience that replaced tree-killing paper bags.

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