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Speakers debate usefulness of bottle-deposit, recycling laws (access required)

It sounds like a good idea to incentivize recycling of glass containers by requiring beverage purchasers to pay a deposit on each bottle or can, which they can redeem when they take the containers to a store or redemption center. But beverage containers make up only 1.6 percent of all solid waste, Kevin Dietly told the House Agriculture Committee Tuesday. …

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House study proposals cover the waterfront (access required)

Just flipping through the 30 or so study proposal requests House members have already filed for the 2011 interim. About half have been filed by either Rep. Mark McCullough, R-Sapulpa, or Rep. Jason Murphey, R-Guthrie, with McCullough having about a 2-to-1 lead. Of course, there’s no way to tell this early in the game, but with that many already requested, …

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