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Concord bottled water ban OK’d

Hoping to encourage more Concord residents to drink tap water and reduce the number of plastic bottles piling up in landfills, Jean Hill has spent the last three years pushing for a ban on the sale of ­single-serving plastic water bottles.

Her efforts paid off Wednesday when Attorney General Martha Coakley’s office signed off on a bylaw that apparently makes Concord the first community in the nation to approve such a ban.

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