Dallas Will Charge Fees for Plastic Bag Use
NBC News D/FW: The Dallas City Council has passed a proposal ordering retailers to charge a fee for one-time use plastic bags while partially banning them from city-owned facilities.
Austin City Council approves March 2013 single-use bag ban
Community Impact: The Austin City Council unanimously passed a bag ban ordinance March 1 on both paper and plastic bags beginning in March 2013.
Say Goodbye to Single-Use Shopping Bags in March 2013
KUT News Austin: City Council voted at 2 o’clock this morning to ban single-use plastic and paper shopping bags starting March 2013.
Austin should nix plastic bags, group says
Austin American Statesman: A group of environmental advocates wants the City of Austin to ban plastic bags, saying the bags are an environmental scourge and that retailers have not substantially reduced the use of the bags through a voluntary program.