Fifth Graders, accompanied by Johanna and Polly, testify about a potential $.10 fee on plastic bags to the City Council.
"Plastic bags cost way too much money," Micah Abrams-Tweed, a student at Brooklyn New School told a room full of students, reporters, advocates and council members in City Hall's red room. "They cost New York City $10 million just to bring to the landfill." Link to full article
Later students go back to debrief Anna. They discuss the complexities of the issue and the impact of a tax on New Yorkers of all incomes.