Delaware Governor Carney Signs Legislation to Ban Plastic Bags, Reduce Litter

Delaware Governor Carney Signs Legislation to Ban Plastic Bags, Reduce Litter

New Delaware Laws Will Ban Single-Use Plastic Bags and Create a Litter Investigation and Enforcement Fund

WILMINGTON, DE (STL.News) – At the Partnership for the Delaware Estuary on Monday, Delaware Governor John Carney joined members of the General Assembly and environmental advocates to sign House Bill 130 and Senate Substitute 1 for Senate Bill 5, two pieces of legislation aimed at confronting litter in Delaware.  Both new laws will help protect Delaware communities from litter, and protect Delaware’s environment and wildlife from the harmful effects of discarded waste.

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