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Resource | Health Care

MASSPIRG Comments on Partners Settlement #1

Commonwealth of Massachusetts v. Partners Healthcare System, Inc., South Shore Health and Educational Corp., and Hallmark Health Corp., Superior Court Civil Action No. 14-2033 BLS (June 24, 2014)

Resource | Solid Waste

60 Groups call on Boston City Council to Ban Plastics Bags

The undersigned group of 60 community organizations, advocates, membership groups, and business leaders in have united to urge the City Council to pass the proposed Ordinance Regarding the Reduction of Plastic Bags in Boston (Chapter 17-19). The Ordinance will significantly advance the City’s Zero Waste goals, and it will bring economic benefits to the city’s businesses, consumers, and taxpayers. Over the past two years over 50 cities and towns in Massachusetts have passed laws to reduce plastic waste. Now it is Boston’s turn.


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