State Sen. Tom Berryhill, R-Oakdale, was on the losing end of a vote intended to ban foam food service containers in California.
Berryhill, speaking on the State Senate floor on Friday, said the ban would lead to the closure of several manufacturers in California, including the Dart Container Corp. in Lodi.
Senate Bill 568, authored by Sen. Alan Lowenthal, D-Long Beach, was approved by the Senate 21-15. It now goes to the Assembly.
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