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State must limit plastic pollution near beaches, EPA says

  • COURTESY RAFTOGRAPHY/SUSTAINABLE COASTLINES HAWAII
                                Kamilo Beach, aka Plastic Beach, is impaired by plastic pollution.

    COURTESY RAFTOGRAPHY/SUSTAINABLE COASTLINES HAWAII

    Kamilo Beach, aka Plastic Beach, is impaired by plastic pollution.

Two of Hawaii’s water bodies — at Kamilo Beach on the Big Island and Tern Island at French Frigate Shoals — are “impaired” by plastic pollution, according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, and in violation of the federal Clean Water Act. Read more

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