Jen Walling, executive director of the Illinois Environmental Council, said that though the new law is just one step forward, it’s an important one.
“It’s definitely not enough. It’s not the end, but I think it’s a pilot in the most sensitive areas,” Walling said. “Our state parks are where we really don’t want plastic litter, where we’re seeing a lot of plastic litter, and so it’s the place where we most need to take action.”
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