St. Paul City Council votes down food container ban

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Brian Lambert St. Paul says “no.” The Pioneer Press’ Frederick Melo writes: “Despite a year of staff outreach and planning, the St. Paul City Council has voted against proposed rules that would restrict restaurants and retailers from offering non-compostable food takeout containers. The proposed ban on non-compostable or non-recyclable to-go packaging failed on a 5-2 vote. Council President Russ Stark and Council Member Amy Bredmoen cast the sole votes in favor of the ordinance, which Stark had supported for months.”Enbridge pushes back. MPR’s Dan Kraker reports: “Enbridge Energy is arguing its proposed $2 billion Line 3 oil pipeline is critical to serve oil refineries in Minnesota and throughout the region. The company's Wednesday...

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