Gov’t position on single-use bags to be made clear today | THE DAILY HERALD

Founder and director of Aruba’s Impact Blue Foundation Juliet Carvalhal made a presentation on an exploratory study on the adoption and impact of Aruba’s plastic bag ban in the retail sector entitled “Beyond a plastic economy” to St. Maarten’s Members of Parliament (MPs) on Wednesday. In photo: Carvalhal speaking to MPs.

PHILIPSBURG–Three ministers are expected to appear in parliament today Thursday, to discuss “Government’s position on single-use plastic bags” with Members of Parliament (MPs) today.

  The meeting of the Central Committee is set to start at 2:00pm. Minister of Tourism, Economic Affairs, Transport and Telecommunications (TEATT) Stuart Johnson; Minister of Public Housing, Spatial Planning, Environment and Infrastructure VROMI Christopher Wever and Minister of Justice Cornelius de Weever are expected to be in parliament for the meeting.

  The public can follow the deliberations in person at the House of Parliament located across from the Courthouse in Philipsburg.

  The session will be carried live on St. Maarten Cable TV Channel 115, 107.9FM, 98.1FM,,  and Parliament’s Facebook page: Parliament of Sint Maarten

Source: The Daily Herald