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NYC waters are teeming with plastic particles, study finds

NEW YORK (AP) — The waterways surrounding New York City are a soup of plastic, ranging from discarded takeout containers down to tiny beads that end up in the food supply, according to a new report by an environmental group. The study, by the group NY/NJ Baykeeper, estimated there are at least 165 million plastic...

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