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EU Proposes Ban on 90 Percent of Microplastics Intentionally Added to Products

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The European Union is considering a ban on 90 percent of the microplastics that are intentionally added to products such as paints, cosmetics and detergents, beginning in 2020. The tiny, barely visible bits of plastic, typically less than 0.2 inches in diameter, have been showing up in oceans, fish, flying insects, the Antarctic, tap water,…

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