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Microplastics in Lake Erie highlight growing concern over potential health effects

Microplastics are getting renewed attention amid broader concerns about potential health effects and and a hydro-fracking boom in the Midwest.
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Corps will take closer look at Formosa plant's impact on environment, minority residents in St. James

Construction on an enormous $9.4 billion plastics plant must be delayed so the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers can do a more extensive review of the facility's impacts on the environment and nearby minority communities.

Groups look to protect Pennsylvania's Lake Erie watershed
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Groups look to protect Pennsylvania's Lake Erie watershed

Lake Erie supports fishing, boating, swimming and even a craft beer industry, but there are threats to the watershed. A new plan outlines solutions.
Tenacious citizens take on the plastics industry over an insidious pollutant
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Tenacious citizens take on the plastics industry over an insidious pollutant

Homegrown activists, tired of lax government enforcement and ineffectual industry self-policing, have stepped up to fight plastic pollution.

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