Continuing scourge of microplastics in water to be gauged by new research by Professor Belinda Sturm

Wed, 10/25/2017

LAWRENCE — A 2015 U.S. federal law banning tiny plastic beads in some exfoliating products left many sources of microplastics unaddressed. Today, microplastics — bits of plastic under 5 millimeters in size — in cosmetics, cleaning products and clothes still pollute U.S. waters and build up in oceans. 

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