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Plastic Perspective: Plastic in our Water

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Plastic Perspective: Plastic in our Water

Plastic pollution impacts aquatic ecosystems within the Chesapeake Bay. Today we learn from Christine Knauss, a graduate research assistant at Horn Point Laboratory about how plastic is poisoning our water and our wildlife.

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Plastic Perspective: Plastic and Public Health

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Plastic Perspective: Plastic and Public Health

In this second installation of Plastic Perspectives, our fellow Sacha Cameron will be exploring the health concerns that arise from plastic production and disposal through a conversation with Dr. Sacoby Wilson of the University of Maryland, College Park. An associate professor with the Maryland Institute for Applied Environmental Health (MIAEH) and Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Dr. Wilson is well-versed in plastics and the environmental justice issues associated with their overuse.

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Plastic Perspective: A Series

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Plastic Perspective: A Series

Concerns over plastic use and waste are more mainstream now than ever before.  The message is clear: plastic is not good for the environment. But did you know that the invention of plastic was once seen as a win for conservation? Read the first blog "Plastic Perspectives," our new 10-part series on plastic pollution.

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The Benefits of the Clean Car Standards

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The Benefits of the Clean Car Standards

The clean car standards are national regulations and incentives for the auto industry designed to reduce pollution from the transportation sector. Since passed in 2012, the standards have saved consumers money, reduced pollution, and spurred innovation.

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