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Bottle Bill

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Keller @ Large: Bottle Bill Expansion Unlikely To Gain Traction On Beacon Hill

A measure expanding the state’s bottle law to include water and juice containers has been languishing on Beacon Hill for years.

07/25/2012

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Activists Pushing For Expanded Mass. Bottle Bill

Supporters of an effort to expand the state’s bottle deposit law to include plastic water bottles and other beverages pressed lawmakers on Tuesday to bring the bill up for a vote before the end of the legislative session.

06/12/2012

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Senate Puts Aside Effort To Expand Bottle Bill To Bottled Water

The Massachusetts Senate has put aside an effort to expand the bottle deposit law to include plastic water bottles and other types of non-carbonated beverage containers.

05/24/2012

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State Senator Proposes Banning Sale Of Bottled Water In Massachusetts

Bottled water could be banned statewide as soon as next year.

05/23/2012

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NightSide Weekend Commentary – Expanding The Bottle Bill

A good idea who’s time has come.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–03/17/2012

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NightSide – Dan Rea Discusses The Bottle Bill With Rep. John Keenan

It’s annoying to have that one bottle rejected from the machine because it wasn’t the right type.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–02/07/2012

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NightSide Weekend Comment – Dan Rea Says The Bottle Bill Works

Should the Bottle Bill be expanded to other bottles?

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–07/23/2011

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Hearing Held On Proposed Expansion Of Bottle Bill

Supporters held a rally to push for the passage of an expanded bottle bill.

07/20/2011

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Lawmakers To Consider Deposits On More Bottled Drinks

Bills to update and expand the deposit fees to include juices, sports drinks and water will get a hearing on Beacon Hill Wednesday.

07/18/2011

Curious Why Bottle Bill Isn't Expanded

It seems like whenever you look along a roadside or at a trash can in a park you see them — water bottles, power drinks or juice containers. That…

10/01/2010