OAKLAND, Calif. — An ordinance that would ban the use of plastic bags in the city here is on hold after a Superior Court judge issued a tentative ruling that the city did not conduct a full review of how the ban would affect the environment. The law, prohibiting the use of plastic bags by retailers with annual revenues of more than $1 million, was passed last July and scheduled to take effect in mid-January. However, a lawsuit filed by a group representing plastic bag manufacturers, ...
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