Marine Debris Abatement


Subject:
Pollutants & Toxic Substances , Water , Marine Debris , Water Pollution & Quality

Description:
Publications and other resources on marine debris (or litter), which is "defined as any man-made, solid material that enters our waterways directly (e.g., by dumping) or indirectly (e.g., washed out to sea via rivers, streams, storm drains, etc.)." The site contains information about legislation, effects of marine debris (such as harm to marine animals), an educational guide, letters and drawings from children about marine litter, and related material. From the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

Publisher:
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.epa.gov/owow/oceans/debris/


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