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Picture of Chesapeake microplastics grows clearer

Scientists have long suspected that the tiny plastic particles floating in the Chesapeake Bay and its rivers — consumed by a growing number of aquatic species — are anything but harmless. Now, studies by a regional workgroup are beginning to clarify the connections between the presence of microplastics and the harm they could be causing […]