Great Lakes pollution

7:58 am
Tue April 9, 2013

Toxic Chemicals found in plastic pollution in Great Lakes

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Study finds pollutants could also be traveling to other parts of the Great Lakes
Toxic chemicals clinging to plastics could cause health problems for fish and other organisms in the Great Lakes. They were discovered in samples from the first-ever Great Lakes plastic survey in Lake Erie, Lake Huron and Lake Superior last summer, Lorena Rios Mendoza, an assistant chemistry professor at the University of Wisconsin - Superior, announced Monday.