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View from the blog-o-sphereA Plastic Problem in the Chesapeake

By Jeff Corbin – EPA Connect – November 24, 2014
Maybe you’ve heard of “micro plastics.” They’re created when plastic products eventually break down into tiny particles that drift in our ocean waters and can be eaten by fish and other wildlife. They’re a big problem globally, as is trash from plastic products in general. As much as 80 percent of trash in the ocean comes from sources on land, and up to 60 percent of this trash is plastic. For full blog post, click here.

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