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Mayor Vincent Gray has proposed banning Styrofoam food containers in the District, citing their harmful effect on the Anacostia River.
Shreds of dirty plastic bags wedged between rocks and wrapped around tree trunks once littered the banks of the Anacostia River. But the environmental hazards and imposing eyesore have nearly disappeared since Washington, D.C implemented a disposable bag fee two years ago.
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