SAN BRUNO Calif. The city council here last week approved a measure that would ban the use of polystyrene, or Styrofoam, products in restaurants, despite opposition from operators who said it would make it difficult and more costly to offer takeout. The ban, which is scheduled to go into effect April 2010, was approved by a vote of 4 to 1. Following protests from restaurant operators, however, lawmakers agreed to revisit the rule before it is enacted in order to ensure a suitable ...

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