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10 cent charge for paper, plastic bags in NYC?
NEW YORK CITY -- Forget paper or plastic -- the fee would apply to both!
Some New York City council members are proposing a ten cent per bag fee to anyone who uses paper or plastic bags.
The idea is to encourage people to start reusing the bags they already have at home.
Already, one industry group says that would be a headache for small business and another nusiance tax for consumers.