A push to ban plastic bag use in Pittsburgh has been delayed until 2022.
City Councilwoman Erika Strassburger moved to delay a vote to advance the legislation on Monday, according to the Post-Gazette.
She had introduced the bill in November.
“We still have many issues to work out through the law department to make it as air tight as possible,” Strassburger said.
After a meeting last week to listen to varying opinions on the bill, Strassburger told council members Monday that the main issues revolve around who is going to enforce the ban; the proper amount of time leading up to enforcement; how to educate the public; and the question of charging a fee vs. banning the bags entirely, the story said.
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