Maine House Advances Bill on Statewide Foam Ban

AUGUSTA, Maine – The Maine House has advanced a bill to ban foam food and beverage containers across the state.

The Portland Press Herald reports that nearly all Democrats and independents supported the bill in the 87-51 vote Thursday. All Republicans opposed it.

The measure would ban businesses like restaurants and grocery stores from selling or serving food in polystyrene containers starting in January 2021.

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