Microplastics hit home: Tennessee River among the most plastic polluted in the world

Microplastics hit home: Tennessee River among the most plastic polluted in the world Andrew Capps, Knoxville News Sentinel Microplastics, or tiny pieces of various types of plastic less than 5 millimeters long, have long been accumulating in sources of freshwater and the world’s oceans, and a new report following a 34-day swim of the Tennessee River found …

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