When Mattie Bell advocates for a thriving environment, they simultaneously advocate for human rights. This fervent passion for social justice began at a young age.
Spoiler alert: The revised budget that Lawrence City Manager Craig Owens will release Thursday will not recommend shuttering Prairie Park Nature Center.
Lawrence city commissioners Tuesday night asked staff to review a proposed ordinance banning single-use plastic bags and decided to move ahead with plans for the multimodal transfer facility to use methane gas.
Lawrence’s Sustainability Advisory Board voted unanimously today to approve an ordinance banning establishments from using single-use plastic bags. The ordinance will go on to the city commission for consideration.
The city’s Sustainability Advisory Board on Thursday will hold a special meeting to discuss a draft ordinance that would prohibit establishments from providing or selling single-use disposable plastic bags.
The Sustainability Advisory Board on Wednesday discussed an ordinance that would require establishments to charge customers 15 cents per disposable paper or plastic bag used, ultimately sending it to the climate change subcommittee for revisions.
The Sustainability Advisory Board on Wednesday will revisit, and might vote on, a proposed ordinance that would require establishments to charge customers 15 cents per single-use disposable bag for any purchase.
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