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         © 2019 by Jennie Romer


Jennie Romer joins the Surfrider Foundation as a Legal Associate.


January 8th, 2020

DC weighs new expanded polystyrene ban amid a national focus on plastics. WasteDive takes a look with Jennie's insight.

December 27, 2019

Minneapolis and Duluth recently entered the fray of U.S. cities either imposing plastic bag fees, or adopting outright bans. Expert Jennie Romer says they could lead to more statewide laws.

August 27th, 2019

Do plastic bag taxes or bans curb waste? 400 cities and states tried it out. And will it work for plastic straws? Vox looks at the nation’s most intriguing experiments in local policy.

August 15th 2019

August 2nd 2019

Planet or plastic? See the complicated landscape of plastic bans in the U.S.

Baltimore could become the latest city to outlaw plastic bags — and impose a fee to discourage paper bags, too.

July 24th 2019

Trevor Noah and David discuss David's lunch ordering habits and ask environmental lawyer Jennie Romer whether recycling works - and how to make it better.

June 22nd, 2019

Since the start of 2019, 200 bills related to single-use plastics have been introduced in state legislatures ... here’s what you need to know about the measures.