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An ambitious California proposal aims to reduce plastic production for single-use products like shampoo bottles and food wrappers by 25% starting next decade. The bill introduced late Thursday aims to bring environmental and business groups together to avoid a similar ballot measure slated to go to voters in November. California has been at the forefront of setting restrictions on single-use plastic, but the industry has successfully fought some of the broadest efforts. The bill would require plastic producers operating in the state to raise $500 million annually for a fund to mitigate pollution. But at least one proponent of the ballot measure hasn't committed to withdrawing it if the bill passes.