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H.R. 9782 (93rd): Nonreturnable Beverage Container Prohibition Act

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8/1/1973--Introduced. Nonreturnable Beverage Container Prohibition Act - Declares it to be the purpose of this Act to prevent the use of offending types of nonreturnable beverage containers by banning their shipment and sale in interstate commerce. Directs the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency to certify beverage containers which satisfy specified requirements. Sets forth penalties of up to a $1,000 fine and/or up to six months imprisonment for violation of provisions of this Act.