February 15, 2016

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A Persistent Plastic Menace

Monday, February 15, 2016

From the Post and Courier‘s editorial page: Seven tons. That’s how much plastic a study from The Citadel estimates is breaking down in Charleston Harbor right now. It’s bad enough that so much trash is littering a body of water so important to local commerce, recreation and ecology. But according to The Citadel researchers, natural processes may be turning those tons of plastic into a serious health risk to marine animals — and…

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