And the madness of our politicians continues,…

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Despite public health risks, The Ventura CountyBoard of Supervisors are considering a ban on plastic carryout bags throughout the County.

The Ventura County Star recently reported The Ventura County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday, took the first step toward that goal by considering a model draft ordinance that would ban single-use plastic carryout bags from retail stores in the region.

While supervisors did not make a decision Tuesday to approve the ban, they did vote 4-1, with Supervisor Peter Foy dissenting, to move forward with an environmental review of the ordinance that could also be used as a model for other coastal counties and cities.

Supervisors also on Tuesday voted 4-1, with Foy dissenting, to endorse spending $8,000 toward a jointly funded regional environmental impact report to review the plastic bag ban.

The $8,000 will come from the county Watershed Protection District’s Storm Water Total Maximum Daily Loads Program, which monitors the amount…

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