Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz wants to ban plastic grocery bags in Erie County. Stating he wanted "everyday to be Earth day". In addition to just suggesting the ban he is suggesting a study that according to the Buffalo News would cost

"between $50,000 and $70,000 and could take eight to 10 months to complete."

Why is a study needed? And why does it need to cost so much and take so long? Dale did a study, here it is:

Pretty quick and it didn't take long! Now for the second part of the study - your vote!