Environmental groups and researchers want to establish a baseline for the small pieces of plastic, so they can tell if nurdles are getting into the river from the massive plant.
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Plastics can break down into tiny pieces by the time they hit the Great Lakes. This Penn State researcher wants to know what they are before they degrade
Sherri Mason said policymakers ask how much of plastic pollution comes from bags or bottles — and she can’t answer. So she’s working to find out.