BOSC Members Appear To Support EPA’s Microplastics Research Efforts

October 29, 2020
Members of an EPA advisory panel appeared generally supportive of the agency’s nascent research efforts on microplastics in sediment and water at an Oct. 28 meeting, with one member from California commending EPA for finding niche research efforts in a crowded field and tying them to existing agency programs. “EPA is late to the game” when it comes to microplastics research, Stephen Weisberg, executive director of the Southern California Coastal Water Research Project (SCCWRP), said. But after hearing about the...

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