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Marine Debris

Microplastics: Nurdles


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Nurdles: Frequently Asked Questions

Nurdles are appearing on coastlines and in the news at an increasing rate. What are they, what potential impacts do they have on the environments they enter, and what kinds of policies are in place to deal with them?

  • What are nurdles?
  • What are the environmental impacts and implications?
  • What regulations and case studies exist regarding nurdles?
    • Federal level
    • State level
    • Industry
  • Glossary of terms
  • References

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