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Publication Detail

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RCRA Online Number:50207
Title:Environmental Fact Sheet: The Facts About Plastics in the Marine Environment
Document Date:02/15/1990
Description:Presents EPA's Report to Congress on methods to manage and control plastic wastes. Identifies plastics found in the marine environment and their sources. Includes problems caused by plastic wastes. Major impacts are entanglement and ingestion by marine animals and aesthetic and economic losses caused by lost fishing gear and by litter on beaches.
Topics:Special Wastes
Policy Directive Number:
EPA Publication Number:530-SW-90-017B
NTIS Number:NA
GPO Number:
Non-Regulatory Guidance:No


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