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Yvonne Abraham

A bill long bottled-up

By Yvonne Abraham
Globe Columnist / November 13, 2011

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If it wasn’t for those annoying bleeding-heart kumbaya types, the titans of the bottled water industry would be loving life right now. But the do-gooders keep bugging legislators to expand the state’s bottle bill won’t leave them alone. This year they are more hopeful than usual that such a bill will pass, and that, as a result, billions of bottles may be kept out of landfills. But the bottled water forces are mobilizing too, and the legislature seems as usual to be buying their preposterous claims.

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