Wisconsin to phase out microplastics to protect Great Lakes

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker has signed the legislation aimed at phasing out the sale and manufacture of personal care products containing microplastics that pollute the state’s water, including the Great Lakes.

“We’re elated to finally have the microbeads bill signed into law,” said Amber Meyer Smith, director of government relations of Clean Wisconsin, the largest state-based environmental organization in Wisconsin. (…) (The Wisconsin Gazette, 01/07/15)

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