ABSTRACT

Sea of Problems: Impacts of Plastic Pollution on Oceans and Wildlife, Oversight Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Water, Oceans, and Wildlife of the Committee on Natural Resources, U.S. House of Representatives, One Hundred Sixteenth Congress, First Session, October 29, 2019   [open pdf - 1MB]

This is the October 29, 2019 hearing on "Sea of Problems: Impacts of Plastic Pollution on Oceans and Wildlife," held before the U.S. House Subcommittee on Water, Oceans, and Wildlife of the Committee on Natural Resources. From the opening statement of Alan S. Lowenthal: "We are here today to discuss a pressing environmental issue, and that is plastic pollution. Certainly, single-use plastics have made life easier, but these materials come at a much higher cost than many would like to admit. Plastics last for centuries in the natural environment, and are found nearly everywhere on our planet." Statements, letters, and materials submitted for the record include those of the following: Ted Danson, Jenna Jambeck, Juan Parras, and Tony Radoszewski.

Report Number:
Serial No. 116-27
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Date:
2020
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Public Domain
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U.S. Government Publishing Office: http://www.gpo.gov/
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