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Massachusetts beverage distributors fight plan to increase state handling fee for redemption centers

March 15, 2013

Richard K. Sullivan Jr., secretary of energy and environmental affairs for Patrick, is proposing to raise the fee by one cent from 2.25 cents per container to 3.25 cents. Distributors are required to pay the fee to mostly small redemption centers for handling the used bottle or can, allowing them to be recycled



Region: Massachusetts