Microplastic pollution in headwaters of Raritan River to become major problem?

new jersey environment, water, stream

TOM JOHNSON / NJ SPOTLIGHT – Even the rural headwaters of the south branch of the Raritan River contain microplastics, particles so small as to be nearly invisible, according to pilot study by a watershed watchdog.

The newly released study by the Raritan Headwaters Association found higher concentrations downstream of major wastewater treatment plants based on sampling at 10 sites along a 23-mile stretch of the river between Clinton and Branchburg …

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