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Microplastic Pollution: A Survey of Wastewater Effluent in Plattsburgh, NY
Microplastic pollution in freshwater ecosystems is an emerging topic in aquatic pollution science. Primary microplastics were designed to be small (e.g., microbeads, pre-production plastic nurdles) and secondary microplastics ...
A Survey of Microplastics in Wastewater Treatment Plant Effluent in the Lake Champlain Basin
Microplastic pollution researchers are beginning to quantify, characterize, and collaborate on finding solutions to this emerging pollution problem. Recent studies have documented consumer care products and laundering of ...
Microplastic Pollution: A Survey of Wastewater Effluent in the Lake Champlain Basin
Microplastic is defined as particulatefragments, fibers, films, foams, pellets, and beads. Microplastic pollution was first documented in the 1970s and interest has grown from initial characterization, to effects within ...
A Survey of Microplastic Pollution from Wastewater Treatment Plant Effluent Within the Lake Champlain Basin
Microplastics are an emerging and ubiquitous pollutant. Recent studies suggest that consumer care products and laundering of synthetic garments are major sources of microplastics. Most current wastewater treatment plant ...