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Posted on: July 11, 2023

[ARCHIVED] EPA Releases Draft Report on Plastic Pollution

EPA Plastic pollution report

The U.S.
Environmental Protection Agency recently released its draft report onpreventing plastic pollution and will take comments through July 31.


EPA identified three
key objectives:

  1. Reduce pollutionduring plastic production.
  2. Improve
    recycling: reuse, refill, compost
  3. Prevent trash andmicro/nanoplastics from entering waterways and remove trash from the
    environment once it is there. 

Here's the link tothe report and the form to submit comments:

The Environmental
Advisory Commission (EAC) acts as a resource and advocate to City Council andthe community by sharing educational and informational programs and materials
that promote environmental awareness and behavior.

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